On Being a Leader

Being a leader isn’t about being perfect. Leading isn’t about always saying the right thing. It isn’t even about always being right. What leadership does require of us is to be fully aligned. Leadership requires authenticity. Leadership requires a capacity to give. It also requires a capacity to receive. Too many people who are in … Read more

Professional Networking Do’s and Don’ts

Professional Networking is Personal If you don’t recognize that all business has a personal component then you are missing out on probably the most important dynamic in professional relationships and networking. The truth is ALL of your relationships matter. Too often people are trying to grow their businesses or their career and the people in … Read more

Set Limits…But Don’t Expect People to Like It

Levels to Setting Limits Loss and care taking have deepened my experience of setting healthy boundaries. My father died from cancer 4 years ago this month. My mom was diagnosed with moderate Alzheimer’s shortly after my father’s death. Walking alongside those painful experiences with them meant (and continues to mean) that I had to be … Read more

Harnessing the Power of Rejection

Harness the Power of Rejection No one likes being rejected. However, if you can learn to harness the power of rejection, it will absolutely change every element of your life. I don’t mean by becoming a sociopath who doesn’t care what anyone thinks or says or how they impact others. What I mean is by … Read more