5 Things Smart, High Potential People Never Do!

Jul18
It’s one thing to have high potential, and quite another to use it! There are zillions of people 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. HUH? They may lack a Growth Mindset, the temperament, the conf...
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LEADERS: Are You For or Against This?

May31
Sometime during the interminable Presidential campaign of 2016, a client said to me, aghast, “Seriously, you're pro-choice? How can that be? You’re the mom of two adopted kids!” She thought these two things were mutually exclusive; for me they most definitely were not. It was the first time I’d ever felt like an axe murderer. When her flushed face faded back to norm, I explained that just because I'm pro-choice does NOT automat...
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THANK YOU on International Women’s Day

Mar08
The "Fearless Girl" statue faces Wall Street's "Charging Bull" statue. (Mark Lennihan / Associated Press) Over the course of many incarnations in the personal growth field, I have had the incomparable honor to stand before thousands of women from all over the world. In a multitude of roles, I have spoken on behalf of myself, in defense of others, and on the part of women who, however incorrectly, perceived that I have a voice greater than their ...
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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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What can this little parrot teach you about YOUR potential?

May06
Prefer to listen? This is Zazu. He’s one of three new-born green-cheeked conures (small parrots) that we recently adopted. Zazu is only 5 weeks old and has already taught me a ton about how to realize potential. (I’ve never hand fed an animal before and am amazed at how much I learn in the 10 minutes it takes me.) Every day I watch these 2 oz. creatures evolve. Every day they do something they c...
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Are You Motivated Enough to Change What’s Not Working?

Feb02
Prefer to listen? An MP3 download and Transcription are available at the end of this post. You’ve been bored in your job for five years. You’ve complained to your manager, HR, your friends, your colleagues and your mother. You have logged a total of 816 complaints; all having to do with how disrespected, unrecognized and underpaid you’ve been all these years. No one wants to listen to you anymore, but they don’t want...
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YOUR BRAND: When What They See is What They Get

Jan15
Prefer to listen? An MP3 download and Transcription are available at the end of this post. This, in yesterday’s Huffington Post, regarding Steve Jobs CEO of Apple “The King of telling purposeful stories has temporarily left his throne without telling a story about the new leadership that gives confidence to the legions who have invested in his kingdom. As a result, many are abdicating his stock. Long before the news br...
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THE Most Stupid Myth About Money and Work

Jan10
There is a myth so well know amongst women, that many actually mistake it for the truth. What is it? That doing what you love doesn’t pay the big bucks: that in order to make *serious money, in order to live prosperously, you have to sell out, buy in, or give up. This is an outrageous lie! In fact, it’s crazy. It’s a lie we’re told by others, and one that (left unchecked) we repeat frequently to ourselves. Here’s what the lie s...
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You Were Born to Have Impact!

Dec04
The rumor is true.... I did disappear for the past three weeks. I've been cybernating (as in hibernating in cyberland). In no time at all I went from cyber klutz to cyber savvy. For those of you who know me: It's been transformational. I have a few more finishing touches to put on my website in time for its debut this coming Monday, January 4th. Until then, I wanted to share this inspiring, heart opening, hope-filled video. Enjoy and do share ...
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