One simple change for a huge difference

One simple change for a huge difference

“I have to tell you,” my client said, “when we first met, and you told me I needed to look at this, I thought you were crazy. I told my friend later that day that you were crazy. I mean, a 90-minute conversation on this one silly thing?”...
Stop shoulding!

Stop shoulding!

“I will not should on myself today.” ~Anonymous I learned this pithy saying years ago, and it still makes me smile. So often we “should” on ourselves. We run the list of our “shoulds” – to ourselves or others. “I should answer this email.” “I should volunteer at my...
When is it time to do nothing?

When is it time to do nothing?

For reasons at least somewhat beyond my control, I was forced to take an unplanned hiatus from work last week. Clients were informed. Calls and meetings were cancelled. Deadlines were delegated or renegotiated. I was pretty much laid up, on the living room couch, on...
Make stress your friend

Make stress your friend

You know the universe is trying to tell you something when the same information comes to you in different ways. This TED talk did just that. From my own subscription to TED talks, from a friend, and from my daughter who is a freshman in college. And it shares...