Giving the gift of attention

Giving the gift of attention

“The greatest gift you can give another is the purity of your attention.” ~Richard Moss Do you remember your best boss? Your favorite teacher? I’m sure you remember your best friend growing up? What do these three likely have in common? My guess is all three probably...
Who cares about mindfulness?

Who cares about mindfulness?

Mindfulness seems to be the catch phrase of the day. Mindfulness in schools. Mindfulness in personal effectiveness. Mindfulness in yoga. And mindfulness in business and leadership. There seem to be constant reminders to be more mindful. Why? What’s it all about? I was...
How to stop that annoying thing you do

How to stop that annoying thing you do

Apparently I’ve developed a new annoying habit, which my husband pointed out to me the other day. I say the word “totally” a lot in conversation. As he listened to my phone calls on a long car ride recently, I noticed him holding up five fingers and then flashing five...
The only thing I regret is my regret

The only thing I regret is my regret

“Regret is an appalling waste of energy; you can’t build on it; it’s only good for wallowing in.” ~Katherine Mansfield A client was stuck in regret, full-blown regret. We were in the midst of a telephone coaching session, and she was in the midst of telling me, over...
Three things you must do to be more productive

Three things you must do to be more productive

If you are like me, there are many days when I look up from my desk, see that it’s 4pm, and wonder where the day has gone. There are days when I feel that I have been productive, swimming along and checking things off of my to-do list, and I feel great. There are...