Go With the Flow

The best part about this time of year is being with family, buying presents and gorging on deliciously rich food. (And not necessarily in that order.) The worst part about this time of year is the terrible exercise called, “Where did we fall short this year?” That is the piece I want to talk about …

The Month of CRAZY is on!

The month of crazy has arrived. December. When emotions are high, expectations are over the moon, extra funds are low, and energy levels quickly deplete. Y’know. The fun holiday festive spirit is here again! And one of the best ways to navigate this month is — Pretend you are a dove and BE Peace. Yup. …

Marinating Your Bourguignon

I finally figured out marinating!  Bear with me. The only way we can truly muster something worthwhile is to draw from our lived experience! Yup, that’s this week’s topic in a nutshell. See, I have been mulling around an idea for about ten years. It’s a different way to present how to start, scale, grow …

You Matter Too!

This week, you might think I am pretending to be your mother. NOT!!! I want to show you how you matter too! What I am doing is addressing a big trend that is circulating these days and imploring you not to go there. This has nothing to do with business, and everything to do with …

The God Complex

My client was in a pickle, having a bit of meltdown and everything I was trying was clearly not helpful. Finally, I decided to tell a story. It worked. Maybe this story will work for you one day too. We all know at least one colleague who believes they are God, right? They know everything …

Half-Empty, Half-Full?

For the last two years, my brother has been going through a nasty separation/divorce process. It has been harrowing for two reasons: he is the first person to have gone through anything like this and he also is the first person who had a judge order a 50/50 split of matrimonial possessions between him and …

Everything is Connected

I had an epiphany of sorts about how so much is connected and want to share the highlights with you. Before I begin, let me ask you one question. If your life were a tree, what fruit would it bear? Autumn is now here, and most of the harvesting from most of the trees is …

Life Tips & Hacks You Never Knew!

Gotta share something today. From a young fellow, Chris Hladczuk. He recently graduated from Yale and works at Goldman Sachs. (Yeah, I know. Typical money-hungry know-it-all right? Wrong!) His hobby is sharing on Twitter — frameworks, systems, and epic business stories.  Essentially life tips and hacks you never knew. (I think he is building up …

The Power of Story

Earlier this week I was gobsmacked by this visual. It is brilliantly simple, isn’t it? Stories trump statistics. All. The. Time. I am sharing this because far too many of us, myself included, get stuck in certain parts of our business or professional lives. See, technology has given us way more data than we could …