“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
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
“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
Tired of Negative Self-Talk? Make This: A Priority Growing up, one of (many) non-negotiable choices in our house was proper grammar.  (For example, if your sibling was looking for their sneakers, you wouldn’t get in trouble for hurling… 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
Is that Original—Or a Copy? Hello Here-and-Wow Family, Before we begin, my apologies for the break in scheduling. Quite a bit occurred during that time; including an impromptu “vacation” in Chicago when flights to New… Read More