7 Surprising Reasons to Hire an Executive Coach

By |2017-05-22T15:12:54-04:00May 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 |2017-05-22T15:13:03-04:00April 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 |2017-05-22T15:13:11-04:00January 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 |2017-05-22T15:13:16-04:00December 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 |2017-05-22T15:13:22-04:00December 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 |2017-05-22T15:13:29-04:00November 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, [...]