What to Say When You Don’t Know What to Say I can’t tell you how much I appreciate the messages I’ve received since I wrote about Tiger’s passing because I know when someone loses someone they love, it can be… Read More
“Once Upon a Time…” Using Storytelling to Make Magic Happen Monday night I had the opportunity to write speeches for an awards show in NYC. As you know if you’ve watched any awards show, there is a tendency for speakers… Read More
“Thank You for Your Rude Surprise…AKA Your Email” The below quote strikes a chord all the time, but never more than in the summer months… perhaps because it’s hot and sticky?  At any rate, Friedrich Nietzsche wrote, “A… Read More
Prep Your Meeting/Presentation Like Your (Very Best) Plandid Greetings all,  I hope you had a lovely July 4th holiday. Here, I spent time with a dear chum (pictured above) during which we had lots of opportunities for “Plandids”… Read More
What Could Happen if You Listened to Find Out? One of my favorite quotes about listening comes from J. Krishnamurti who said, “If you are listening to find out, then your mind is free, not committed to anything; it… Read More
When You Go Straight from “Can You Help Me?” to “You’re Dead to Me,” You Miss an Opportunity Over the past month I have had the same experience, in varying iterations, no fewer than 3 times.  Sounded like a topic for a blog post to me. Here’s what’s… Read More
“Ask Yourself the Following Question, but Do Not Answer…” It’s hard to believe it’s been a year since I started my yoga therapy training. One guided meditation we do again and again, (after some guided movement) is, “Ask yourself… Read More
Diagnose Like a Doctor–Without all that Pesky Med School A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to work with a sales team. Part of my remit was to help them respond to comments (complaints…) with greater finesse (patience….) … Read More
Notes from the Slap Heard Around the World (Or, How Mr. Rock Avoided Being Triggered and You Can, Too) Last week I had the opportunity to interact with a live audience, which made me happy; taking questions in real time is one of my favorite activities. One question I… Read More
Are You Defending Against Non-Existent Predators? This past week I was lucky enough to travel to the Galapagos Islands. As you can see in the photos, above, prickly cacti abound on every island but one– the… Read More