Get What You Want…Look for the Good Stuff

Get What You Want…Look for the Good Stuff

It’s been a very strange week. My sense of things is somewhat out of sync with reality. And not in a particularly fabulous magical way. Quite the reverse. On Sunday I hung out in sweats on the couch with Netflix in the background. I would have told you I...
Get What You Want…If You Ever Believed in Santa

Get What You Want…If You Ever Believed in Santa

I did at least until I was five. Then I saw my mom’s friend before he finished dressing the part. They tried to convince me “he was just helping.”  But for five years, I believed in a magical thing. And life seemed to live up to it.  Here’s the thing. Believing in...
Get What You Want…What Are You Waiting For?

Get What You Want…What Are You Waiting For?

Three years ago, a friend of mine received a deadly diagnosis. She found a treatment protocol and got her affairs in order, and then went about living her very best life. She took the trips, saw her friends and family, wore the costumes, got the legislation she cared...
Get What You Want…Focus on Yourself

Get What You Want…Focus on Yourself

When I was a synchronized swimmer, it was easy to compare myself to others. Especially my duet partner. In duet, the job is to be together perfectly matched. But in solos and figure competition, well, your job is to be the best you can be. Period. Full stop. You both...
Get What You Want…Expect It

Get What You Want…Expect It

I am a firm believer in planning and driving forward. And planning for what might go wrong. But we also need to plan for what might go right, so you don’t miss opportunities. We tend to see what we are looking for. If we are looking for trouble, we almost always find...
Get What You Want…Slow Down to Speed Up

Get What You Want…Slow Down to Speed Up

It’s been a good few weeks with projects that make a difference. But often my work is filled with hills and valleys. Tons of work and then a lull and then slammed again.  Last week I was swamped. Plus I’m supposed to be working on the book and supporting a couple of...