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
Write Yourself a Doctor’s Note   A few weeks ago I wrote a blog post titled, “Quit While You’re Behind,” which resonated with lots of you. Today’s post is a follow up. Why? Because while… Read More
Here and Wow: (Big) News from the Wow World Greetings and salutations Wow-of-the-Weekers, I am writing today with (to me) big news from the Wow world. As some of you know, the Wow has been around for awhile (since… Read More
Sometimes a Lateral Move Gets You to the Next Level This past week I spent time working on various yoga twists. One thing that’s often forgotten and/or overlooked with these deep twists is the importance of moving laterally—taking the torso… Read More
2 People Meet = 6 People Present: What to Do When You’re Perplexed, Agitated, or Aggravated by Those Around You This past week my attention was caught by a quote from psychologist and philosopher, William James: “Whenever two people meet, there are really six people present. There is each man… Read More
Gratitude = Grease Hello Wow-types, I received lots of feedback on last week’s post. Many of you loved the idea of not having to educate others about how they could be less hideous.… Read More
Use Your Temper as a Tool This past week, the Director of an organization with which I am involved in a volunteer capacity sent me an email so riddled with condescension and contempt it took my… Read More
These 4 Words = Quarantine Chaos (Guaranteed) Hello and how’s everybody doing? While some of you may be finding the “new normal” is starting to feel, well, normal, others of you may be contemplating space travel.   In… Read More
Whether it’s Zoom or Live, YOU are the Show OK, you have your technology in-hand and your presentation honed. You’re done, right? Not so fast. As noted in How to Wow, people retain approximately 7% of what you say.… Read More
“What We Speak Becomes the House We Live In” Years ago, I was lucky enough to be introduced to the Persian poet, Hafiz, whose book, The Gift, contains the following poem: What We speak Becomes the house we live… Read More