I disappointed a vendor I do work for. The details are not very important. What is important is the way I initially reacted and how I handled the situation. (more…)
I recently took a sunset bike ride at the Santa Monica beach with 2 girlfriends. After a great ride, we enjoyed a scrumptious dinner on the beach. What a lovely summer evening! (more…)
I was preparing to meet my friend and colleague Lawrence for “happy hour” at a local wine bar about 3 years ago. I was feeling anything but happy. I was in the midst of a financial crisis. (more…)
I had just finished facilitating a half day Self Resilience – The Key to Thriving Through Change workshop, and I was on cloud 9. I sported a grin from ear to ear feeling an energy surge run through my body. I practically felt like I was bouncing in the air as I was taking each step as I started to clean up the room. What had made that session so incredible? (more…)
Much of my upcoming book – Stepping into More – Lessons from a Recovering Perfectionist focuses on grappling with perfectionism and understanding the power of vulnerability.
When you think of it, we are hardwired as human beings with a longing to experience connection and belonging. Without these, we feel isolated, alone and, incomplete. Without this sense we feel pain. Think of the countless stories of people’s tragic lives as a result of not feeling like they are part of a “tribe.” (more…)
I have observed two types of people. Those that need a lot of external validation and those that thrive on internal validation. People that require a lot of external validation need to have their internal well filled from the outside whereas those who are satisfied with internal validation know how to fill the well from within. (more…)
Welcome to my first blog entry.
I have been advised by many (PR consultants, colleagues, and friends) that I must write a blog as a tool to market myself. (more…)