Pitch (Zoom!) Perfect Now that the initial scramble to organize a daily home office routine has become, well, routine, many of us are lifting up our heads from the minute-to-minute-problem-solving of the last… Read More
You are Presenting (or Interviewing or Dating) from 3 Blocks Away This past Tuesday I had the opportunity to meet with a number of young fashion designers to discuss the launch of their brands. One of the things we talked about… Read More
The Formula for Effective Feedback How many of you have suffered when giving others feedback—either because you worry about how it will land or because you have tried in the past to mixed results? You… Read More
Forget Their Shoes—Put Yourself in Someone Else’s Chair Last week, I received another great email via the “Ask a Question” button on my site. My correspondent had been moved to a new position—after being promised a promotion in… Read More
“It’s Important to Be Scared” This past week I heard an amazing interview on NPR with a cave diver named Jill Heinerth, who has lost over 100 colleagues during her years as a professional cave… Read More
“Breakups Are Like Handguns….”: How to Exit a Difficult Situation It’s possible some of you were startled by today’s headline. Let me explain: “Breakups are like handguns” was the pithy analogy offered to me by my brother some years ago… Read More
Project Wow (or Project Wow) — You Pick Which Syllable to Stress! Hellooooo, A few weeks ago I was a guest on the Fierce and Flawless Podcast (Please note, while I can be fierce, I do not claim to be flawless.) I… Read More
What Does Zero Talent Get You? (You’d be Surprised….) I was blessed to spend the Thanksgiving holiday with my husband’s family. On arrival at his sister’s house, I was struck by the list on the chalkboard in their kitchen.… Read More
Do You Want to Be Awesome at Your Job? Check this Out A few weeks ago I was asked to participate in the “How to Be Awesome at Your Job” podcast and I had so much fun. Among the (many!) things we… Read More
Recalculating Route….Recalculating Route…. (You Can’t Grow your Empire if You’re Stuck in a Rut) I can’t imagine any of you were able to read the above headline without mentally translating it in the bot-voice of your GPS system. Today’s Wow is a reminder about… Read More