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The Magic and the Curse of ADHD in Adult Women (and my own story)

This morning, I clicked to view this article on ADHD in adulthood from my Facebook trending news. I'm intrigued by the appearance of ADHD in adult women, but also just intrigued by ADHD in general, as many of my clients suffer from it and come to me for help managing ADHD challenges as business owners and [...]

7 Surprising Reasons to Hire an Executive Coach

Hiring an executive coach is a big decision. Let’s face it: we typically don’t come cheap. But the transformations that can occur as a result of hiring an executive coach can be profound. Here are seven surprising reasons why you should consider hiring an executive coach - immediately. Reason 7: You’re Doing Really Well. Many [...]

By | May 18th, 2016|Coaching, Leadership, Management, Mindset, Self Care, Success|0 Comments

Why I Dislike Using Video With My Executive Coaching Clients (and when I make exceptions)

In my executive coaching work, I coach high-powered individuals with strong personalities, helping them to stay accountable to goals, working through issues that are holding them back from being more effective leaders, and often providing a sounding board for their woes and frustrations (when you're at the top, there aren't that many people you can speak to [...]

By | April 25th, 2016|Coaching|0 Comments

Why You Should Stop Trying to Make This Year Your Best Year Ever

"Make THIS Year Your Best Year Ever!" You've seen it, right? This time of year it seems every blogger and every expert/guru/whatever is touting their latest programs to help you make this year your best year ever, the bestest, most incredible, most amazing, best year ever. The year in which you will achieve all your goals [...]

By | January 2nd, 2016|Lifestyle, Mindset, Personal Growth, Self Care, Success|0 Comments

Why I Won’t Argue With You in Social Media (…And How I’d Do It If I Wanted To)

I’ve been quietly following my Facebook feed for the last few weeks, scrolling through angry posts, as I watched friends and colleagues seeking answers, understanding, solutions, and peace. I’ve watched friends on both sides of the aisle express their feelings with vitriol, and have wondered…where does all of the social media arguing all lead? What's the point? [...]

By | December 14th, 2015|Social Media|0 Comments

Bulletproof Coffee vs. Yerba Mate (Or, Anxiety vs. Productivity)

I finally did it - I broke down and tried Bulletproof Coffee. For two days, I eschewed my normal two cups of yerba mate and made fancy, French press coffee, blended oil and butter into it, and drank its rich, tasty goodness. What happened after that convinced me that my true productivity doesn’t come from [...]

By | December 1st, 2015|Lifestyle|1 Comment

Daily Gratitude Practice: The Surprising Truth (and How I Automate Gratitude)

This year, at the beginning of the year (okay, in February), I started a daily gratitude practice. I’ve always had a daily gratitude practice intent, but I have a terrible memory, so even though I would plan to think of three things I was grateful for before I even left the bed in the morning, [...]

By | November 25th, 2015|Brain Junk, Personal Growth, Self Care|0 Comments

Do You Meet People in Business Networking and Subscribe Them To Your List? Then Read This.

Dear Business Person I Just Met, It was lovely to meet you at that business networking (or other) event. When I gave you my business card, though, I was hoping to communicate with you. I did not expect you to subscribe me to your list. I wasn't interested in you communicating at me, but rather in furthering [...]

By | November 17th, 2015|Networking|0 Comments

Want to Learn How to REALLY Use Social Media? Watch “Undateable”

Many of my clients and friends often wonder, “What’s the best way for me to use social media?” and “How can I better incorporate social media into my life or business so I get better results in my business/career?” Well, there’s a show on TV right now that can teach you everything you need to [...]

By | November 10th, 2015|Social Media|0 Comments

Way to Go, Amazon! (or, Chalk One Up for the Good Guys)

Have you heard? Amazon is taking legal action against 1,114 people that Amazon is saying wrote fake reviews. I have questions: Only 1,114? There must be more. Lots more. Have you even seen Fiverr? What constitutes a fake review? Because if it includes some of my most favorite product reviews on Amazon, then not cool, Amazon. Not. [...]

By | October 21st, 2015|Marketing, The Online World|0 Comments