Take out your head trash.

Take out your head trash.

That piece of head trash, it impacts how we experience the world. It impacts how events occur to us. We see things as evidence of what we believe to be true. – Erin Pheil I heard this last week as I was listening to a favorite podcast, Productive Flourishing. The...
Of Vinaigrettes and Yoga

Of Vinaigrettes and Yoga

If you’re not breathing, it’s a circus trick. – Sonya This first time I heard Sonya say that in yoga, I unlocked my jaw, stopped biting my lip, gulped for air, then burst out laughing. Obviously, it struck a chord with me. About the 12th time I heard it, I...
The Deadly Should Spiral Will Burn You Out

The Deadly Should Spiral Will Burn You Out

Recently, I was guest on the Burnt Out Podcast hosted by Sydney Axtell. We talked about my background, my work, and what burns me out. And, special bonus, she asked me about what I’m reading! Always my favorite question. The following is the transcript of the podcast....
That Time I Left $20,000 on the Table

That Time I Left $20,000 on the Table

Or, an object lesson in what happens when you ignore your own best advice. A couple of months ago my bank ran a competition to award $20,000 to a small business owner. All you had to do was submit a video demonstrating how you’d use the money to grow your business. My...
The Resistance: I’ll just vacuum first

The Resistance: I’ll just vacuum first

…or 42 ways to avoid doing that task that takes me out of my comfort zone. I know you’ve done it. We all do it. There’s this task we have to do – go to a networking event, write a résumé, cook an unfamiliar dish, cold call a prospect, call a stranger to ask for help –...