I haven’t composted this yet

When I teach storytelling for performance, one of the core guiding principles I share is that you must process the emotions of the events of your stories before you share them publicly. You don’t want your audience to be in a position to worry about you or take care of you while you are on […]

What’s better than being the best?         

I’ve got a question for you. What is the best movie ever?  There is a correct answer, and I bet you’re not going to get it right…  …Forrest Gump is the best movie of all time.  And I can hear your snorts, jeers, and guffaws right now! But here’s the deal it may not be […]

Can I get curious with you?

I haven’t taken on any new private clients all year! I’ve been teaching, speaking, and leading groups which has been great, but sometimes I miss the incredible growth that I can witness in private sessions with clients. So, I thought I’d share with you some questions that I might ask you if you were my […]

What are you thinking?

We don’t live in our experiences; we live in our thoughts about those experiences.  As a coach, I’m not interested in solving your problems. When you deal with what you think is a real problem, you get stuck trying to solve it. But when you see that the way you’re thinking about the situation is […]

Do you have enough?

Seth Godin sends out a daily newsletter with small snippets of insights and wisdom. Below is what he sent yesterday. “To feel sufficient, to be satisfied with what we have: Chisoku in Japanese. Of course, by some measures, there’s never enough. We can always come up with a reason why more is better, or better […]

When I’m feeling stuck, here’s how I motivate myself

Have I told you yet, that writing a book is challenging? There is a chorus of fears going off in my head at any one time. “You’re never going to meet your deadline.” “You won’t have enough stories.” “You’re going to have to learn a new way of writing if you think you’re going to […]