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
How “Free” is Free? As we head into the dog days of August, it can be easy to slack off a bit…think to ourselves, “I’ve been working hard. I deserve a little free time.”… Read More
Be a Thermostat, Not a Thermometer This past week a lot of us spent time looking at the thermometer because it was hot as all billy-be-damned here in NYC.  And what I noticed is, the more… Read More
Bolster Your Ingenuity and Remake Your Life! In today’s frenetic, uncertain world, the “same old, same old” routines are perfect ways to go nowhere fast. What has worked for you before—professionally or personally—no longer gets results. Whether… Read More
“Um…waiter?” In these dog days of summer, when business is a bit slower, air conditioning is welcome, and summer’s bounty makes the specials on the menu still more enticing, many of… Read More