Oprah magazine has this column on the back page: “what I know for sure” from Oprah herself. I think we would each be well-served to write down at least once a week what we know for sure. I’ve been realizing lately that my entire career and life could be charted as “times I lived my [...]
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Would it be okay if you were just average? Well, of course it wouldn’t, in terms of results! You’re ambitious, and in truth, being at the median means getting passed over for promotions or bonuses, it means being surpassed by competitors. So no, none of us are aiming for average outcomes. But here’s the surprising [...]
As I was walking to my yoga class this morning, I was thinking about a sales team we’re working with. I was starting to see that their very commitment to going for it - to rigor, to speed, to action – although they think of as their greatest strength, are the very things standing in [...]
We just received the latest ezine from the brilliant company Media Skills Training, headed by our dear friend Lorraine Howell. Imagine our surprise and delight when we saw that our lunch with her last week had been so enlightening that she wrote her ezine about it. We’ve quoted it below, because the message we shared [...]
It’s Wednesday afternoon and I’m working on a proposal for a client, my latest blog entry (curtsy to my reader: hello!), and an array of e-mails and phone calls and a cool new idea for moms who, like me, are approaching their first anniversary of motherhood. Sara, my business partner, is leaving for vacation Friday [...]
Clients and workshop participants often balk, initially, at our invitation to open to their power of Receiving. It sounds like it's for weenies. It's confrontive to their sense of being a can-do person. We know we're competent by the things we make happen, not by the ways we ask for help or feel our deep [...]
Yesterday's skies opened up to blanket Seattle with six inches of powdery goodness. My neighbor Iskra Johnson initiated a spontaneous meeting of the Broadview Babes, as she calls a handful of the women on our block to frolic in the snow. We tromped through the swirling flakes and made our way to Diva, our local [...]