Lightening Your Load: Mind Over Matter

Have you ever noticed that your experience  directly reflects  your state of mind?  When our minds are cluttered, our surroundings have a way of mirroring that.  Feelings of being scattered are often accompanied by piles of unfinished business everywhere you look or lists and notes of things to do that seem to multiply.  When you

Want to Do More? You Should Start by Doing Less

  What are you longing to create for yourself? And what do you need to let go of to allow it to fully take root?   We are a goal driven society that is conditioned to seek more. Our egos desire more money, more fame and prestige, and more stuff. A deeper part of ourselves

Why Losing Your Passion for Work is a Bigger Problem Than You Might Think

  Has work become a bit of a grind? You might tell yourself that work isn’t supposed to be fun — that’s why they call it work. But when you spend the majority of your waking hours just getting through the day or counting down to the weekend, you have a bigger problem than you

How to Summon Your Inner Warrior to Navigate Change, Challenge & Uncertainty

  Can you recall the last time you were faced with great change, challenge and/or uncertainty? Times of great upheaval and transition require that we bring our very best to the scene, and yet they also have a way of unnerving us. When you don’t know what to expect and feel as though much of

Centered in Conflict

  When was the last time someone caught you off guard with a piece of feedback or a message that felt like an attack?  How did you respond? If it took you by surprise, chances are for a moment you may have lost your balance, moving  either away from the bearer of the message, or

How to Bounce Back from a Bad Day

Ever feel like you are running like hell, but not getting anywhere? Sometimes despite our best efforts, things go awry. Unforeseen circumstances can do a real number on us, people may not always do what we want them to, and sometimes the rug just gets pulled out from under you.  But you don’t need to

The Masterpiece in the Marble: 3 Steps to Unearth Your Best Work

  We’ve all been to a lot of classes – whether on leadership or related subjects – where we sit passively and listen to someone teach us things from a workbook or a power point presentation. Some of these classes infuse us with new ideas and inspirations, and others do not. Either way, the chief

How You Can Use Frustration To Improve Your Effectiveness

  “I’m so tired of feeling unorganized and scattered all the time.” A client told me in a recent meeting. He added, “I come into the office and there are papers flung all over my desk, half started projects buried in piles with new requests heaped on top of them. But I never seem to

How to Get What You Really Want

  “What do you really want?” I ask my clients and myself this question. We answer: I want things to go my way. I want to come out on top. I more wins and fewer losses. I want my problems to disappear. I want to be profitable. I want to be successful. I want to

How to Up Level Your Game by Upgrading Your Internal Programming

  Imagine that software you’ve relied on for years stops working for you. You notice that it has been freezing up a lot. At first, it didn’t really bother you. But now these little glitches are happening so often that you’re having trouble getting things done. When you look into the problem, you find you