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Presentations: What I Learned from a Shark

Flipping on the TV, I’m hooked. One of the ‘sharks’ from Shark Tank is giving a couple of entrepreneurs a lesson in presentation.  I’m watching intently as the ‘shark’ informs these entrepreneurs pitching their business – that their attention is being directed in the… Read more

Start living the life you want!

What does it take to live the life you want? After speaking to a group of women who work in technology, a few of them came up afterwards to say ‘thanks!’ Being curious, I asked them what their ‘takeaway’ was… Read more

How the most effective leaders keep calm

One of the questions that recently came up in my Facebook group, High Impact Executives, is about leaders and CEO’s who are able to remain calm under pressure. I wrote about the superpower of equanimity here related to my experience as… Read more

Are you choosing to be visible in your career?

One of my clients recently talked about his need to ‘raise his visibility’ at work. He’s hard-working, has a measure of success in his field, and appears to be well-liked by his team. And yet, he seems to be practically… Read more

Being a Leader When You’re Not in Charge

How many of you aspire to lead – even if you’re not in charge? Some of my clients who are working for that next promotion, or being assigned that next big project will ask me “what can I do so that I can move into… Read more

What’s your Social Intelligence?

Have you ever considered your social intelligence? Most of us know about IQ, or intelligence quotient, and some of us are aware of EQ, or emotional intelligence. But what about your social intelligence? I am reading Karl Albrecht’s book,  Social Intelligence, The… Read more

What are you thinking? Change your mind, change your brain

It started with one of my coaching clients who’s worry and nagging background anxiety take a huge toll on her energy, and she’s not alone. Did you know that our brains are actually wired for negativity? In the book Buddha’s Brain,… Read more

Ending Sexual Violence – KCSARC’s BE LOUD Breakfast

 Update: a record breaking fundraiser for KCSARC with more than $515,000 raised to help end sexual violence. Congrats to the team, and for the investors who have the power, foresight and money to make a difference in our community! KCSARC is… Read more

Holding Space

#1 Lesson Learned from 2015

As we wrap up the past year, what is your #1 lesson learned from 2015? I like to take some time during the final days of the year to look back on where I’ve been, take stock of what I’ve accomplished, consider what… Read more