Browsing All posts tagged under »being authentic«

Showing Up

October 11, 2016


Last month, my high school class celebrated its 20 year reunion. Someone created a Facebook group for us all and there were a bunch of pictures posted from those days. Pictures of teenagers with crazy, frizzed-out hair and plaid flannels and almost painfully insecure postures. Pictures of athletes and clubs and social gatherings in the […]

#12: Phony Baloney

July 24, 2013


One of my favorite business coaches, Michael Port, often talks about how he tried out a stint as a actor before starting his own coaching practice. He jokes that almost everyone he met in L.A. during that time was fake. See, Michael believes that being truly authentic is essential to building trust with clients, so […]

It’s your life. Own it.

March 25, 2013


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 […]

Because Emerson is almost always right…

March 13, 2013


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