Reflecting on Orlando Compassion and the Human Spirit

Reflecting on Orlando Compassion and the Human Spirit

I had a long post planned to discuss the need for presence and being in the moment. I sat down to write and as I was putting words to the page, breaking news came across my computer; there was a vicious attack at a nightclub in Orlando.  Wow. So many thoughts flooded...
Taking Risks to Learn and Grow

Taking Risks to Learn and Grow

A few weeks ago I got up on a stage, grabbed the microphone, and proceeded to speak. But this was not a keynote or a workshop, and I wasn’t preparing to inspire people or help them build resilience.  This was a comedy club and I was attempting to make an audience...
Connecting Through Vulnerability

Connecting Through Vulnerability

Have you ever heard the word “Vulnerability” and questioned what it really means?  In a moment I’m going to share with you two tips that you can use to immediately start practicing vulnerability in your personal and professional lives – but first, let me...
Memoir Update and a note on Self-Care

Memoir Update and a note on Self-Care

I have been working steadily on the upcoming memoir and let me tell you – it is HARD work! The act of writing any full length book isn’t easy but memoir writing is an entirely different animal. To write a memoir well means to relive your past and generally not the...