WOULD YOU BE HAPPIER IF YOU BROKE A FEW RULES?

May25
My brother died when we were little kids. At the time, my mom was too steeped in sorrow and pain to say much of anything to me: It seemed that breathing, itself, was excruciating for her. But there was this one thing … It was something that I was far too young to understand, but not too young that I didn’t know it was important to remember. “I did everything right. I read every book on how to raise a child. I kept you on a sche...
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4 Terrific Things That Happen When You Take God To Work

Mar27
I’d like to ask you a personal question, seeing that we’re such intimate friends and all. What’s your Life Purpose? To be precise…. What’s your ‘job' in the biggest sense of the word, at 50,000 feet? What did God put you here, in this lifetime, to accomplish? … and are you getting it done? What is so compelling to you that you can’t do anything but that thing? That ‘thing,' your life purpose, is the messa...
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A True Story Of The Smart Woman Who Ruined Her Stupid Career (and Lived Happily Ever After)

Mar17
This timeless, intimate story delivers a profound lesson... Once upon a time, I was a very successful senior sales executive in the fashion industry. I traveled the world, made a boatload of money and was. ahem, very important.  I dined at appropriately chic restaurants, worked out at ‘The best' club in the city, dressed perpetually as though I was going on a photo shoot, and bossed people around a lot. I was not a very nice per...
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The 6 Things My Most Successful Coaching Clients Do

Jan18
Coaching can be a messy business, if done right. Most people don’t hire a coach because they lack talent or potential. Most people hire a coach because there’s a gap between who they are, at their core, and how they’re performing in their lives. This Potential to Performance Gap ™ often creates cognitive dissonance; a clinical term that means, in essence, that two conflicting beliefs are attempting to harmoniously live in the same...
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11 Ways to Go From Average to Awesome TODAY

Mar16
You’re awesome! You know you are, and so does everyone who knows you well. So why do you often feel just, well, average? It’s darn right insulting, I tell you! The answer is more simple than you think …..   The distance between average and awesome is measured in tiny increments of effort. Successful, happy, awesome people are willing to go one little, itsy bitsy step further than the rest of the crowd. That’s it! Li...
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Honestly Now—Did You Really Spend Your Childhood Dreaming About Someday Being A Nobody?

Mar09
honestly-now If you’re like most of us, when you were a child you thought about all sorts of things you wanted to be when you grew up: Your favorite superhero, a movie star, astronaut, garbage collector, teacher, store owner, doctor, police officer, stunt woman, an actor….. you name it. And I’ll bet you this: It never occurred to you to grow up to be a big, fat, nobody! Not once. Ever. Case in point— My launch career was as a special educatio...
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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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