A reporter recently asked, “I’ve read some of your lessons-learned from your Year by the Water, but I can’t find anything on WHY you did it. What prompted you to give away 95% of what you owned and set off on this adventure?” Good point. Here’s the backstory … In 2015, I was driving along the Pacific Coast, about a… Read more →
Leo Tolstoy said, “Everyone thinks of changing the world. No one thinks of changing himself.” We can choose to disrupt this. All we have to do is GO FIRST. Every time we want someone or something to change, we set the precedent by altering the way we treat that person or approach that situation. Change begins at home.
“To do what you love and feel that it matters; how could anything be more fun?” – Katherine Graham of the Washington Post Know what could be more fun? To do work you love, feel that it matters, do it with people you enjoy and respect … and get paid for it. Are you thinking, “I’d love to do that,… Read more →
A couple years ago this week I spoke for the Women in Consumer Technology conference in NYC and Cathie Black, former President of Hearst Magazines was the other keynoter. When asked her most important lesson-learned about work she said, “You can love your job but it won’t love you back.” This came to mind because several people have said something… Read more →
I’m working on a chapter in my new book – Chase Meaning Not Clicks – about the futility of people-pleasing. One of the unexpected themes from my Year by the Water was how many people are taking themselves out of the game of life. They are neglecting their own needs and taking care of everyone BUT themselves. These are good… Read more →