Read Between the Signs As face-to-face meetings become more commonplace it seemed like a good time to talk about the importance of paying attention to the body language of your pitch target, lunch date,… Read More
“You’re Such a Bad Dog…” I imagine some of us have had the experience of having a friend’s dog jump on us while its owner coos, “Oh, you’re such a bad dog… you’re the very… Read More
It’s Never a “Good Question” As I mentioned in last week’s post, my preference for beginning a meeting or presentation is to start with a story, statistic or question. After that? State your question policy:… Read More
Shame on Shame Is there any feeling more corrosive than shame? Rage, jealousy, and fear… they  come and go, but – in my experience – once they’re gone it’s hard to recall what… Read More
Tools for (Potentially) Head-Exploding Conversations Every now and then we find ourselves in conversations where our internal monologue is, “How is it even possible that this person doesn’t understand why this is irritating/upsetting/disruptive?” Which often… Read More
Are Your Doubts Serving You—Or Are You Serving Them? The last few weeks (months, years…) I’ve been working on a yoga pose that requires simultaneous rolling and binding (See below for video) Over the last few days, I have… Read More
“I’m Not Complaining—I’m Explaining”… Are You Sure? This past week, I was listening in a call between a client and her employee. In response to my client’s question regarding why her employee had—essentially—dropped the ball the employee… Read More
Hope: When Can it Lift You Up? When Can it Let You Down? Emily Dickinson famously said, “Hope is the thing with feathers/ that perches in the soul” and I agree. Delicate and sometimes elusive, hope can keep us going when we are… Read More
Control What You Can: Zooming In On Your Next Zoom With the world feeling oh-so-slightly out of control, I thought I would offer a few ways to help you zoom in and control what you can—namely your next Zoom meeting.… Read More
Be Source, Not Result: Press Pause on Shame, Anxiety, and Regret Few things are as pleasing as when my “yoga world” and my “business world” intersect in an overt way, as they did last week. Here’s what occurred: I met with… Read More