What You Need to Know to Leave Mediocre Conversations Behind

May 24, 2019

Your success is the product of your conversations. Your daily avalanche of conversations include the best ones (meaning those with yourself), the one-on-ones, the meetings, the chit chat and your presentations. In this Distraction Economy, each conversation is an opportunity to get clarity, to build a relationship, to collaborate, get buy-in, practice accountability, encourage yourself […]


These 3 Phrases Stunt Your Growth

May 18, 2019

Make sure you talk to yourself in a way that builds your sense of agency.


Communication Style and Team Performance

May 12, 2019

4 Basic Communication Styles Science confirms many obvious claims like doing homework leads to better grades; women are attracted to musicians and adapting to the communication style of your audience improves communication. Are you familiar with Gary Chapman’s 5 Love Languages? They help you know the best way to show you care about people because […]


5 Ways to Make That Conference Feel Like It’s Your 6th Birthday Party

April 27, 2019

Remember your 6th birthday? Such a milestone. We were so proud of turning 6. Six-year-olds are in the moment, enjoying life as it presents itself. But you are not 6 anymore. Conferences are good for you. And they can be fun. Or make you crave tearfully for a silent retreat. Or both. Here’s how to […]


A Brighter, Shinier World from More Imaginative Words

April 18, 2019

With all the rush of working, working out, building relationships, taking care of people and your home, I invite you to reshape details in your world by using different words. Not only that, but using UNEXPECTED words captures people’s attention, something very challenging to do these days. Here’s an example. Don’t you feel a little […]