We set ourselves super motivated new goals at the beginning of the year, but we quickly forget most of them. I coach women to meet their goals, so this doesn't surprise me. Because even while many people make goals for themselves, few of them consider how they can reach those goals. Part of the reason is that we set the "wrong goals" and then often don't see any progress, … [Read more...]
3 Most Important Things to Do When You Leave Corporate to Start Your Business
In January of 2020, I made the decision to leave a lucrative job in a technology company to start my own business. The problem was, I didn’t know exactly what kind of business I wanted to start. I had not built a side hustle or prepared for a seamless transition. All I knew is that I had a dream to create, express, and share in a way that I couldn’t when I was aligned to one … [Read more...]
One Practice More Powerful Than Meditation for Your 2021 Success
Meditation has become a mainstream concept among today's corporate leaders and executives. It's nearly impossible to listen to a leadership podcast where the leader doesn't mention a daily morning practice of sitting in silence, observing his or her surroundings without judgment, and breathing deeply. The use of helpful apps like Headspace and Calm have become common … [Read more...]
Establishing Goals that Balance Stretch and Reality
There have been plenty of articles, books, and training materials written about how to effectively establish goals that allow you to chart a course for success. One aspect that I find missing from this recipe is often the importance of understanding your core feelings about the goals you set and understanding how these feelings can influence the types of goals that are most … [Read more...]
Still holding on to “life’s leg warmers?” What would Jane Fonda say?
In an interview with Oprah Winfrey on October 27, 2010, Jane Fonda astutely said, “Wisdom is knowing what you don’t need anymore.” So how many pairs of “life’s leg warmers” are you holding on to since the 80s, 90s, last year, or yesterday? Do yourself a favor and start clearing out the clutter! Whether you are clearing out personal or professional clutter, they go … [Read more...]
You’re Driven, But Where Are You Driving?
Most of the professional women I coach, whether entrepreneurs or corporate executives, are driven. I recognize certain characteristics that accompany this drive. Very often these type A personalities are totally focused on the work at hand and tend to be more reactive than proactive. Head down and nose to the grindstone. Does this sound familiar? If this is true for … [Read more...]