Browsing All Posts published on »March, 2013«

It’s your life. Own it.

March 25, 2013

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The other day I was walking through Target when I saw their huge collection of new, tiny, barely there bikinis with a sign above them that read ‘Sale!’ “Ugh,” I thought to myself, “Swimsuit season has arrived. I’m going to have to figure out a way to get into a bikini.” A few weeks ago […]

Real vs. Rubbish

March 21, 2013

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In my last post, I expounded on why it’s important to be able to assess the messenger of feedback and criticism you receive. In this post, I’m going to show you how.  In one of my favorite books of all time,  Nice Girls Just Don’t Get It, author Lois Frankel advises women to be cautious […]

Assess the Messenger

March 18, 2013

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Feedback can be really useful. In your work life, being able to graciously receive feedback and adjust one’s work accordingly is an essential  component of success. Feedback from the people you love can also help you to become a better partner and a better friend. So of course I’m not going to advise you to […]

Because Emerson is almost always right…

March 13, 2013

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To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment. -Ralph Waldo Emerson

The power of your environment

March 11, 2013

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In the April 2013 issue of Psychology Today, author Ron Friedman cited “the most critical, and overlooked, factor in a job search” as the people with whom we work. Based on new research in motivational synchronicity, “by choosing to spend the majority of our waking hours with a particular set of people, we are not […]

Your Fan Club

March 7, 2013

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The other day I was reading an article about how ‘crazy’ our society has become. “Things have gotten so out of hand,” the author stated, “That one can now hire a paparazzi to follow them around and take pictures of them, as if they had a huge fan club.” I found the idea of hiring […]

Alternate Voices Exercise

March 4, 2013

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In my March newsletter I provided a coaching exercise for my subscribers entitled, “Pick a Side.” This is such an important coaching exercise. So important that I’m going to publish it again, here, just in case you didn’t get it. (And if you haven’t signed up for my monthly newsletter, you really need to. You […]