Progress always involves risk. You can’t steal second base and keep your foot on first. -Frederick Wilcox Taylor Swift tells us to Shake it Off…my current anthem is, Shake it Up. Have you ever felt moved to do something so uncharacteristic you hardly recognized yourself? And if so, how did you decide if you should […]Continue Reading
Leadership Life Hacks
How we spend our days, of course, is how we spend our lives. -Annie Dillard Being a leader in your own life means being honest with yourself about how you’re spending your time. Here’s a simple (but not always easy) daily practice I’ve developed that helps me reflect on how my actions align with my […]Continue Reading
Why I Eat Chocolate for Breakfast
Because I can. Because I want to. Because for at least 50 years, I (and society and Instagram and the patriarchy) said I couldn’t or shouldn’t. Enough. Enough deprivation. Enough equating my worth with my weight. Enough playing by rules I never agreed to but internalized as gospel. Enough. Time to rip up the rule book and start […]Continue Reading
What Picking up Trash Has to Do With Leadership.
Happy 2023! The new year often inspires fresh perspectives. Although COVID-19 began almost 3 years ago, I picked up a habit during that time that was good medicine then and will carry me far into the future. Perhaps you’ll gain some insight and inspiration from this new habit, too. — At the height of the […]Continue Reading
Does an Accomplishment Count if You Can’t Own it?
A few years ago, I asked my client Kate what I thought was an innocent question – how did she celebrate her recent promotion. Kate was already an incredibly accomplished and well-regarded leader at a healthcare company. In addition to being an MD, she’d earned her MBA, held significant volunteer roles in her community […]Continue Reading
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