Do You Self Promote, Really?

Is it a gender thing? Article after article claims that women are not comfortable with self-promotion.  I am not convinced this is a “female” problem.  Though Sally Helgesen in her book, How Women Rise,

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Could loneliness be killing you?

It’s that time of year. February 14th is here — and for many, Valentine’s Day is not all that it’s cracked up to be. This is when we can be

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5 Tips To Keep Fear From Getting In Your Way

Do you ever build something up so much in your head it starts infiltrating your dreams – or nightmares? Please tell me I am not the only one. You have

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Overcome The 3 Most Common Excuses For Being Out Of Touch

In my keynote, Relationship Networking, I always ask, “What’s your excuse?” We all have the reasons in our head for why we don’t follow up, why we don’t connect, why we

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How Do You Create An Environment Of Inclusion?

Writing a book is always a humbling process. You have a plan for how it’s going to go and then, surprise surprise, it takes all kinds of turns you don’t

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When Done Isn’t Better Than Perfect

I’m often encouraging people, especially women, to let go of the idea of perfection. I think perfection is a stall tactic. It’s just a fact: nothing is ever going to be

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Do You Project Gravitas?

“I want to show up like a leader.” It is the phrase I hear from clients again and again, both men and women. They come looking for guidance on how

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How To Hack Holiday Party Conversations

Right before Thanksgiving, my husband went to his first VP Conference in Shanghai. It was a big deal – he was with the leadership of the organization and hoteliers from across the world. My husband,

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Do You Talk To People On Flights?

Before the time of personal device entertainment I enjoyed many an in air conversation with the people sharing my row. I must admit, it is a far more rare occurrence

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