Get What You Want…Create Some Normal

Get What You Want…Create Some Normal

I am too short to sit at my desk. My feet don’t touch the floor. So, I have to wear shoes with heels. Sometimes I wear stilettos. I want to practice so I can wear them after the pandemic. But mostly, I wear a pair of black Dansko clogs. For most of my life, I have...
Get What You Want…Without Guilt

Get What You Want…Without Guilt

As a cashew, a person of Catholic and Jewish descent, I am an expert on guilt. I spent years living guilt squared. If there was a problem, surely, I caused it. Or at least that’s how I felt. But I gave it up for Lent. Well, I have been giving it up for let every year...
Get What You Want…Just 51%

Get What You Want…Just 51%

A friend and I were talking this weekend and she asked, “are you always positive?” As if. Nope, I’m not. I’m not always sure things will work out, work out how I want, that I will succeed, or that I am right.  And here’s the secret, I (and you) don’t have to be. We...
Get What You Want…Don’t Wait for Motivation

Get What You Want…Don’t Wait for Motivation

Let’s face it, dreaming is important. Dreaming is fast, implementation isn’t. Implementation takes time. It takes steps. It takes planning. It takes refining plans. It takes energy.  And usually, all while you are doing other things. Sometimes purpose and passion are...
Get What You Want…See Opportunity

Get What You Want…See Opportunity

It’s a crazy time and everything feels like it’s changing but as I’ve said before, the goals don’t have to change, the methods of achieving them do.  Two weeks ago, I ran my annual Don’t Await It, Create It conference. It’s usually a...
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...