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

By | May 25th, 2016|ADHD, Brain Junk, Coaching, Health, Mindset, Personal Growth, Self Care, Stuff to Inspire|

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

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

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 [...]

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

By | April 25th, 2016|Coaching|

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 [...]

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

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

"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 [...]

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

By | December 14th, 2015|Social Media|

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? [...]

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

By | December 1st, 2015|Lifestyle|

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 [...]

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

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

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, [...]

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

By | November 17th, 2015|Networking|

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 [...]

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

By | November 10th, 2015|Social Media|

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 [...]

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

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

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. [...]