Get What You Want…with Integrity

Get What You Want…with Integrity

This week I have struggled with this email. What can I say about getting what you want that honors the moment and is helpful to a community of readers from across the country, across the political spectrum and at all levels of their careers? I come to this as a writer...
Get What You Want…Get a Team

Get What You Want…Get a Team

I really believe that 2020 or not, we can get what we want. But I don’t believe we get it alone. Not really ever but especially in 2020. It takes support to do the big thing. People who believe in you. People who question everything. People who can connect you....
Get What You Want…Baby Elephant Syndrome?

Get What You Want…Baby Elephant Syndrome?

Sometimes getting what you want means changing how you think. We all tend to suffer from “baby elephant syndrome.” Baby elephants, it seems, were traditionally trained by tying one of their front legs to a stake in the ground. No matter how hard they try they can’t...
What If Wednesday – What if….it’s both?

What If Wednesday – What if….it’s both?

2020 has been a strange year. Filled with lots of bad news from the pandemic to the economy to the deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor and more. But it’s also been a year where people got married and had children and beat cancer. I don’t know about you but there...
What If Wednesday – What if …. we open up?

What If Wednesday – What if …. we open up?

It feels like this week has been a year long.  It’s so tempting to hunker down and retreat. To contract. But I wonder if it is really a time to open up and expand. When we hunker down, we protect ourselves but we also lose connection, lose support, and lose the...
3 tips – not Thursday. Death by 1,000 cuts

3 tips – not Thursday. Death by 1,000 cuts

This week I had the privilege of working with two organizations who are doing cutting edge work in transforming lives for people in need. They also have a ton of small details and required expectations to address. All too often, they find themselves bogged down in...