• 31 ways to get unstuck & inspired

    Are you in a rut? Do you feel like you’ve lost your mojo? Here are 31 ways to get unstuck and inspired—and create the life you crave. Mindset matters. Choose yours with intention. Slow down and savor—the moment, the day, your life. Be willing to do the work. You’re worth it. Say no with ease […]

  • I’m an INFJ, and embracing that has made all the difference

    I’m an INFJ on the Myers-Briggs personality assessment. What that means for me is… Alone time recharges me. Brainstorming is as natural as breathing. A 5-year plan excites me. I’m wired to find meaning and follow hunches. People come first, then facts. Loud drains me. I’m single-minded in pursuit of a vision. Potential and possibility […]

  • Learning to say Yes and No with ease

    A client recently made a distinction about the type of speaking engagements she accepts. She’s not interested in creating content and traveling to deliver a presentation to grow the knowledge of an audience. Instead, it’s only worth her time if she’s building the skills of audience members. Which means at the end of one of […]

  • On my nightstand: 13 things mentally strong people don’t do

    In a good book the best is between the lines. –Swedish Proverb Here’s what I’m currently reading— 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do: Take Back Your Power, Embrace Change, Face Your Fears, and Train Your Brain for Happiness and Success This book has one of those titles where you just have to look. 13 […]

  • Mini Mission—Set a daily intention

    I believe in the power of thoughts, which is why I set a daily intention. I think of an intention as “done on purpose” thinking. And so setting a daily intention is deliberately deciding what I want for the day. Not like getting items on a To Do list done. Or working toward my goals. […]

  • My manifesto revisited: 33 ways to live

    What do you believe in and stand for? What principles guide your daily thoughts and actions? How do you intend to live? I sat down one day last year and asked myself those very questions. An hour or so later, I had my manifesto, a declaration expressing my intentions and views. You can see the […]

  • How to get unstuck with one simple question

    I have a question for getting unstuck that works every single time. Without exception. I’ve used it to start and sell a company. I’ve used it to figure out my own style of networking and grow my community. I’ve used it to navigate my father’s illness and establish a new norm in the world without […]

  • 5 ways to boost your confidence

    Are you self-assured about your own abilities? Do you fully appreciate your own qualities? I recently conducted a reader survey that found many women are experiencing a crisis of confidence. It shows up in the form of self-doubt, limiting beliefs, and negative self-talk. Does that sound familiar? Do you want to play a bigger game, […]

  • Top 10 Ways Not To Achieve Your Goal

    Top 10 ways NOT to achieve your goals

    1. Keep your goal a secret. Whatever you do, don’t tell anyone about your goal. That way no one can rally around you with support, resources, and accountability. Keeping your goal a secret also ensures part of you is hidden away. What’s so great about showing up in the world in an authentic way? 2. […]

  • It’s too late for me to make a career change

    Not a week goes by someone doesn’t confide in me they’re unhappy in their work. Alongside the woe of work, I frequently hear some version of but I can’t change careers. I’m 10 years in. I can’t waste the time I’ve already invested. It’s what my degree is in. It’s too late for me to […]