You Can Quote Me Why You Should Have a Quote File (& a Few From My Own) As those of you know who’ve read “How to Wow” keeping a quote file on your computer… Read More
Negotiating: Bring Your Home Court Advantage With You The Harvard Business Review recently published an article titled, “Negotiate Where You Want to Get What You Want.” Its premise? That where you negotiate your next raise is as important… Read More
Answers are Over-Rated I rarely have a guest post, but I found this piece exceptional. It takes Krishnamurti’s wise words, “To know is to be ignorant. Not to know is the beginning of… Read More
Beware How You Share: Navigating the New, Shared Workspace As was noted in the October 4 edition of The Wall Street Journal, shared workspace for non co-workers is becoming increasingly common. With this in mind, I thought I’d… Read More
Business Strategies from the Yoga Mat As the president of a communications firm, with a14-year daily yoga practice, it’s been extraordinary to see how the lessons I’ve learned from my teacher and the practice have benefited… Read More
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May I Share Something with You? (No! Or, How to Elegantly Extricate Yourself from Others’ Well-Meaning Advice) Right up there with “We need to talk,” as a stomach-sinking starter, is the phrase, “May I share something… Read More
Giving it Up is Not Giving Up An earthquake, a hurricane, and terrorist threats have been the subjects of the majority of our conversations these last few weeks. This, combined with the strange lassitude + high anxiety… Read More
Get That Zinc Off Your Nose and Your Game Face On: (AKA A Guide to Post-Summer Interviewing) Summer’s just about over and– for those of you who’ve delayed your entry into the real world for one last summer of being a lifeguard/camp counselor/kite-boarding instructor  and the like–… Read More
Special is as Special Does (AKA “Yes, You are Special, but You’re Not More Special than Anyone Else.”) Some of you may know the old-fashioned phrase, “Pretty is as pretty does,” i.e. a person is pretty when their behavior—not just their face– is pretty. In this day and… Read More