Get What You Want…Get Happy

Get What You Want…Get Happy

Ok. I know the anniversary of lockdown is tomorrow. But that makes this even more important. Being miserable never helped anyone or anyone around them.  Success doesn’t lead to happiness; happiness leads to success. Doing more of what makes us happy matters.  1. It...
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...
What If Wednesday – What if…there are 86?

What If Wednesday – What if…there are 86?

There are 86 days left in 2020. That’s it. I don’t know about you but I am still not sure where the year went. Did we actually have spring and summer? I think most of the year went to waiting. Waiting to understand the pandemic. Waiting to open. Waiting to...
What If Wednesday – What if…you don’t get a pass?

What If Wednesday – What if…you don’t get a pass?

I spend time helping others lead boldly and cope with hard things. That was true before 2020 and will be true after. I’ve learned a lot leading in crisis and share it in the hopes of making it easier for others to serve well and come out stronger on the other side....
What If Wednesday – What if…you just say no?

What If Wednesday – What if…you just say no?

Really. Yes, I know we resist it. We over commit. We say yes to things we don’t want to do. We drag our feet when we are afraid that we are going to disappoint someone. But I have a secret. It doesn’t get easier over time. The longer you wait, the more you...
What If Wednesday – What if….fail on purpose?

What If Wednesday – What if….fail on purpose?

In the start-up world, a frequent mantra is “Fail, forward, fast.” To those who don’t live in that space, in other words most of us, it sounds strange. For most of us, the goal is success, not failure. But what if success comes from failure? From...