5 Things Smart, High Potential Women Never Do!

Jul28
  It’s one thing to have high potential, and quite another to use it! There are zillions of women with the smarts, the skills and the talent to “turn their potential into performance”™; to create a positive impact that is personally meaningful, doing what matters most to them in their work and in their lives. BUT…. (and it’s a huge one) they don’t advance. They lack the Growth Mindset, the temperament, the confi...
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It’s TOO HARD and It’s TOO MUCH WORK

Jun23
The Road to Hana, Maui, Hawaii It’s TOO HARD and it’s TOO MUCH WORK. ‘It’ is disappointing and exhausting, and you’re frustrated all the time. No one else seems to get ‘it’, and you find yourself second guessing your instincts, questioning your motives and doubting your judgment. The rewards for creating ‘it’ are so far off in the distance that you now wonder why you even thought ‘it’ was possible. And you keep a...
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The ANATOMY of FEAR

May12
                    NANCY HAS RECORDED THIS FOR YOU (mp3) Fear, I am not giving in to you today. Today, you don't even exist for me. Now that I think of it, you might as well get lost because I have no use for you ever again. Never did. Didn’t know it. Now I do. For years, I actually believed you when you told me I was unworthy; When you tease...
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Do You Need a Career Intervention?

Feb19
Are you bored, frustrated or just plain disappointed in your career? Do you stay where you are year after year simply because the prospect of finding a new position overwhelms you? Do you think to yourself, "At least I have a job"? As the architect of your own life, have you misplaced the blueprints? Are you hoping that someone will come along and rescue you from your current employment and defeatist attitude? Well, guess what?! That is NOT...
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3 BIG Reasons to Shamelessly Promote the Things That Are Important to You!

Feb06
I have an agenda today. It consists of three items: To show you that when you 'give', you get more than the recipients of your gifts ever will To persuade that you must invest in yourself wisely if you're to be the best version of you! (And to take a good, hard conscious look at the Authentic Business Success Summit, and all that this investment will give to you) To convince you that it's vital to your success and your life that you no...
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The 5 Questions We MUST Stop Asking (and why we’re still asking them)

Jan22
My dad taught me that. He'd say "Nan, you can tell how smart a person is not by the answers they have, but by the questions they ask." Thanks, Dad! It's quite obvious that the world, as we've known it, is undergoing a major transformation. It is equally obvious that we are in the midst of the chaos that accompanies all change and transformation. That is the good news. There is no bad news! Many have pretended not to notice that things have ...
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Coaching Doesn’t Work … If You Don’t!

Dec11
Coaching doesn't work! Counseling doesn't work! Training doesn't work! It is you, my friend, who works. Or not. As a matter of fact.... The great book you just read didn't make a difference in your life! The inspiring class you recently took didn't make a difference in your life! The transformational conference you attended didn't make a difference in your life! It is you, my friend, who makes the difference in your own life. Or ...
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Six Things We Lose When We Win

Nov27
On a good day, losing isn't fun. On a bad day losing can hurt, embarrass, anger, humiliate or shame us. Losing can fire up our fear, drum up our doubt, or kill our confidence. In fact, if we don’t feel some degree of ‘pinch’ when we lose, we probably didn’t want whatever it was badly enough and, therefore, we didn’t really lose, did we? Do you know why so many people utterly blow their lottery winnings? It's because they didn...
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GOING THROUGH A BIG CHANGE? 5 Things To Make YOUR Hard Time Easier

Nov12
Change is hard. Transformation is hard. Hard is not relative. Hard is hard. Chemotherapy is hard. Getting laid off is hard. Bankruptcy is hard. An out-of-control teenager is hard. The end of a relationship is hard. Fill in your own blank ________ There are many of us who will tell you to watch your mouth; to speaking consciously and be aware of the words (and energy) you put out there. I am one of the people who reminds you to use po...
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