Getting Organized is Killing Your Productivity

I know this is going to be hard to hear so please bear with me. I spent years of my life longing to see my office, my email, my car and my house all neatly organized into color-coordinated files. Surely this blissful state would allow me to reach my goals and give me...

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Vulnerability Displayed: This Week Mostly Sucked

  My vulnerability allows a quick recap of the suckage: I didn’t book any new business. I didn’t progress much on important projects. My podcast launch is late. My feelings got hurt by friends and family. My heart was broken a little by someone I loved. I cancelled an...

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Leading Happens in the Pause

I've been teaching leadership courses in the corporate world for two decades. Many of the behaviors I have been teaching are the same. The responses I receive from people in my classes however is changing. And it's not changing for the better. What I'm noticing are...

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The Success of Failure

The topic of fear and failure has been coming up a lot lately.  As I'm talking with consultants, coaches and entrepreneurs it is a topic being discussed openly.  My client, John Stagge, CEO of Scooch, an innovative cell phone case company, recently used this topic in...

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Resilience Over Accuracy

Resilience versus accuracy is a topic I picked up from Seth Godin. Here’s his quote. Resilience is the best strategy for those realistic enough to admit that they can't predict the future with more accuracy than others. Resilience isn't a bet on one outcome, instead,...

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Clean Rooms and ADHD Kids

What Mom hasn’t stood in the doorway of their kid’s room rolling their eyes, threatening to ship them away, or simply throwing stuffed animals while mumbling under their breath?  Moms and clean room angst always run together. Sit down, pour some tea, and let me tell...

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Celebrating my Son’s ADD/ADHD

I’ve been writing about ADD/ADHD for over 10 years. This is one of my favorite posts to write. When things are going really well! It’s been an interesting road learning about the way my son’s brain functions very differently than mine. I’ve experienced every single...

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