My Authentic Self

My Authentic Self

I’ve been told more times than I can count in my life that I’m too much. Usually, the speaker is trying to get me to shrink down in some way. Other times, it’s that I’ve seen through their version of reality and called it out. Regardless of the context, their “too...
Getting Grounded in Our Values

Getting Grounded in Our Values

I am struck over and over by how much value there is in returning to core concepts. We shouldn’t overlook their benefits. In my own efforts to get and stay grounded this year, I’ll be writing about some of these concepts in the coming weeks. Today, let’s start with...
Insights from my reflections

Insights from my reflections

I’m distracted by shiny objects more often than I care to admit. Sometimes they are proverbial shiny objects and sometimes literal ones. Regardless, I’ve become aware of the tendency and how it affects my work. Even after all these years of owning my own business, I’m...
New Year, Same You

New Year, Same You

I find those ads proclaiming, “New Year, New You!” highly annoying and somewhat offensive. The idea implies that there’s something wrong with me that needs fixing. It’s a subtle reinforcement of the culture that has led women in particular to feel like we’re broken or...