An Open Letter to my Mind

Hello Mind- It appears we need to have a little talk. We’ve been through a lot together, you and me. And I want you to know I’ve always loved our partnership. I’ve appreciated your careful consideration when making decisions, your ability to find solutions to complex problems, and the ongoing, witty internal banter that’s given me the distractions I someti...
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Why We All Should Stop Freaking Out

I freaked out the other day. In fact, I freaked out a few times…all due to a chain of events within about two hours. If you know me, you know that my freak-outs can be a bit...dramatic. It went something like this: First, I answered one last email before leaving the office and made myself late for a meeting with a client Then, I made a pit-stop on the w...
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The Best Ever Leadership Lesson from Traffic School

I’m writing this through some bleary eyes, thanks to the fact that I was up until the wee hours of the morning finishing up traffic school. I did it on-line, in one sitting. Let’s just say I was near the deadline. Many won’t be surprised to hear this isn’t my first time at the traffic school rodeo. (To those who want to comment and berate me, please know I’...
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The Problem With Your Face

My face tends to get me in trouble. Regularly. If you know me, chances are you know a lot about me. That’s because you can tell what I’m thinking, what I’m feeling at any given moment. All you need to do is look at my face. Behold…Exhibit A. Since I highly value authenticity, I tend to think this is a good thing. (Though let’s get real. There are times...
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