3 Tips Thursday – Help for short people

3 Tips Thursday – Help for short people

If you’ve never met me, you’d probably notice my red hair first. Then you’d realize I’m not tall. Actually, I am pretty short by western adult standards. Just under 5 foot 2 inches. This week I was traveling with a similarly statured colleague. We had two very...
3 Tips Thursday – Moving deck chairs or making a difference?

3 Tips Thursday – Moving deck chairs or making a difference?

A couple of weeks ago, I held the annual Don’t Await It, Create It conference. We talked about where there is purpose and meaning in our work. Some felt like their job was to rearrange deck chairs on the Titanic. Some days amazing things happen and we know we make a...
3 Tips Thursday: You can do your life and your goals

3 Tips Thursday: You can do your life and your goals

As we enter week two of 2019, the reality of our existing work and our big dreams are starting to appear on the horizon. Before you gasp or look for a way out, see if you can rid yourself of some big time sucks and free yourself for what’s most important.  Tip 1)...
3 Tips Thursday – The Paradox of New Years

3 Tips Thursday – The Paradox of New Years

I have had a bit of a tough time getting focused at the start of this new year. I have been reading Anne Lamott’s Almost Everything.  Like her, I am struck by the paradox of this moment in history. So much seems in chaos and craziness. It can be scary. And at...
6 Ways to Become Fearless

6 Ways to Become Fearless

As leaders, we often face situations that would scare others and sometimes scare us. By stepping out to create our own businesses, often from scratch, we take big risks and gamble on whether or not what we have to offer will resonate with the world. We are responsible...
Before it all goes crazy

Before it all goes crazy

The air is finally crisp here in DC and the leaves are falling. It’s also my birthday season which always has me thinking about how the year has gone and what I can do with what’s left. What I wanted to achieve and what I did or didn’t. This year,...