Adopt this Sailing Technique & Keep Your Employees (Not to Mention Kids, Partners—& Dogs!) Happy Part of my recent vacation was spent on a sailboat (Yep, that’s the boat, pictured above, left.) One thing I learned from our captain (Yep, that is she—with me—pictured above,… Read More
Say a Proper Goodbye to Summer: Abandon Presenteeism, Embrace Forgettery Years ago, I subscribed to and it’s hard to articulate the joy it has brought me. Despite having a strong grasp on vocabulary, I am continuously intrigued and informed… Read More
Is it Too Hard For You, or Too Hard On You? Recently, I took a movement class with a very cool fellow named David Wilson (You can find him on Instagram as Oldscoolmoves. He’s fantastic.) One thing he said that struck… Read More
Sacred Mistakes Ahead (and They’re All Mine) A few weeks ago Salvador Dali contributed the day’s “Wow, That’s a Thought.” He said, “Mistakes are almost always of a sacred nature.” This idea on its own was thought… Read More
Thinking of “No” as “Next Opportunity” The past two weeks, I have been lucky enough to travel through Vietnam and Cambodia. One of my favorite things has been meeting brilliant, kind, and funny people—among them a… Read More
There’s “Compare and Despair” AND there’s “Compare and Repair” Some of you may be familiar with the phrase “compare and despair” – used to remind us that comparing our insides to other people’s outsides usually ends up with us… Read More
What Do You Get When the Body is Broken but the Heart is Whole? This. As some of you know, I had to say goodbye to my big dog last week. It was unexpected and it was heartbreaking. Among the many reasons Tiger held my… Read More
The Forgiveness Rainbow (Because Forgiveness is Rarely Black and White)   It’s funny how topics arrive in batches. A few weeks ago, everyone was having difficult conversations. This past week everyone seems to be talking about forgiveness: at work, at… Read More
Boundaries: A Balancing Act. When Are They Helpful to You But Harmful to Others? While in the Galapagos in January I did some super-deluxe snorkeling. That said, I always got cold freakishly easily. So easily that part of me often felt like a dope… Read More
‘Tis the Season – of Re-Gifting? Greetings all! The holiday season is upon us, with its attendant frenzy of gifting and—if we are honest—re-gifting. (Never fear, this is not a post on the etiquette of re-gifting.)… Read More