A Tribe of One

A Tribe of One

I used to be the first in line to sign up for new online communities, mastermind groups and networking organizations, writing workshops and dance parties. I used to meet weekly with three other women entrepreneurs, “Superfriends” who coached one another through...
You have an excuse for everything

You have an excuse for everything

You have an excuse for everything. A former boss once said those words to me. I still feel their sting when plans don’t go my way, when my bank account plunges, when my relationships sour. I look at myself in the mirror and say the two harshest words I know… NO...
The Cure for Overwhelmness

The Cure for Overwhelmness

If you’re a single mompreneur, I bet we tell the same stories. “It’s easy to stay focused when running my business and I never second-guess my decisions.” “When I speak with my clients/children/students, words come naturally, with perfect clarity, wit, and charm.” “In...
A love letter to the Self-Beloved

A love letter to the Self-Beloved

I’m willing to bet you’ve heard some version of the story about the child who sees a wriggling caterpillar but fearful of its suffering, the child opens its cocoon. Only later, after seeing the creature unable to fly, does he learn that a butterfly must struggle...
Confessions from a Coaching Junkie

Confessions from a Coaching Junkie

I have a huge confession to make. I’ve invested more cash in personal coaching than could have paid for a brand new BMW or sent one of my kids to USC. I was an easy target. I feared the unknown and whenever we fear something, we look for a place to hide. I chose...