Who will you ignore today?

We don’t always mean to do it. We’re busy. Preoccupied with mental chatter, long lists and a buzzing phone. Other times we’re just uncomfortable. So averting their eyes feels easier. But did you [...]


put competence in its place

Competence has been lurking around in the shadows. Are you ignoring it completely? Or unconsciously gripping onto it for dear life? Either way, it’s time to put competence in its place. In a [...]


tired of busy-one-upmanship

We ask it to make small talk. To commiserate. To imply success. “So…are you keeping busy?” Yet in the asking we perpetuate the culture of busy. The culture of more. The culture of speed. I used [...]


boundaries first

If your pattern of giving ends in burn-out or bitter-out, it’s time for an upgrade. As a coach I’ve witnessed over and over how we need clear boundaries to sustain balance. Or [...]


what do you really want?

The question hung in the air. I struggled to answer my coach. But that’s not new. Whether asked where I want to go for dinner, or what I want in BIG areas of life, the answer is often the [...]


is the sun setting or rising?

The question came after a long deep breathe. “How do I know when I’m done?” He was talking about his job. Should he stay or go? Later that week another client asked the same [...]


up off the floor

2017 is poised to be a powerful year. I want to walk through it grounded and passionate…so I’d better get up off the floor. When my teacher Lee Harris shared how many of us have been [...]