I’ve helped leaders at private, non-profit and public sector companies manage projects people and time better. Before that, I learned how to manage my own time and my team’s. Here are the two biggest shifts you make before you break through: 1) Don’t do things in the order you receive them. Do them by order […]
I met most of my “babies” at work in entertainment and tech or helping them get in and out of college as teens. ⠀ ⠀ You are all powerful, visionary, vulnerable, giving, ambitious and beloved.⠀ ⠀ Some of you I connect with all of the time; others are in and out, as young adult lives […]
Are you approaching your vision for your life as a goal…or as a lottery ticket? Do you see success as something you design a strategy for and pursue…or something you scratch off with a thumbnail and see what you get?⠀ ⠀ When people say to me they are “dreaming big,” I ask them to reset. […]
“Talent hits a target no one else can hit. Genius hits a target no one else can see.” —Schopenhauer⠀ ⠀ “Those who hear not the music think the dancers mad.” —Anonymous⠀ ⠀ The first rule of track is if you’re checking for the runners behind you, you already are losing ground. Lace up those cleats. […]
Make a list of the next three things that need to unfold for you to get to the next level of your goals. If any of those count on someone else making a move, then REWRITE THAT STEP. Instead of “Person A will give my work to their rep,” state “I will ask Person A […]
Put as much time into prepping and delivering an extraordinary pitch as you did creating your extraordinary offering. Your pitch isn’t something you “get out of the way” so people will review your “real” project. As far as funders are concerned, your pitch IS the product. If you have to choose which one to nail […]
Is there a long-standing personal habit, team practice or company rule you insist on keeping in place? The standard of excellence isn’t “this is how we’ve always done it.” “It’s “did this help my target audience YESTERDAY?” Challenge all of your rules today. Does it make you comfortable but inconvenience the people you’re leading or […]
There’s not something you’re destined to DO. There’s someone you’re destined to BE.
You are HERE.⠀ Your goal is THERE.⠀ You have listed all the reasons you haven’t reached it…⠀ And none of them start with “I.”⠀ ⠀ But it’s not about obstacles, conspirators, “haters” or bad timing.⠀ It’s about you feeling safer where you are than where you want to be.⠀ ⠀ When you decide it’s time, […]
The universe is moving at exactly the speed—and in exactly the direction—that you are.