In a culture saturated by superheroes, I recently started to wonder what made this genre so compelling – what about our collective and individual desires, fears and consciousness did this speak to? I think in part, many of us don’t feel particularly heroic or empowered. The real world is complicated and at times overwhelming – how…

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Harnessing the Benefits of a Beginner's Mindset

What’s a beginner’s mindset and how can you benefit from it? The cornerstone is approaching people and situations from a place of curiosity, openness and lack of preconceptions. By doing so, you are much more likely to both learn something new and grow, as well as have much deeper and more fulfilling experiences. Read More…

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What Women Can Learn from the Confidence Gap in Girls

It’s not easy to embrace risk and failure and to turn off the negative “gremlin” messages we tell ourselves.  However, I’ve found advice given for teen girls to cultivate confidence is just as useful for the women professionals I coach. By shifting to action-orientation vs. perfectionism and embracing the “risk, failure, recovery and mastery” cycle,…

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Why Being Driven is Driving You Crazy

Sometimes, the very things that are your “secret sauce” to success are very things limiting you and amplifying your stress.   If you tap into a more expansive definition of who you are, you’ll be much more likely to unlock a life that is successful and prosperous, as well as joyful, fulfilled….and less stressed! Read More…

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