4 Ways to Push Past Failure

So, you’ve failed. Not just a small mistake or a harmless slip up – a big, bad, epic, humiliating screw up! I’ve experienced plenty of failures in my life. From falling two points short of passing my 12th grade piano exam, to being fired not once, but twice in...

Thinking of Quitting? STOP and Read This!

In my mid 30s, just as things were starting to flow well in my career, I made the decision to reeeeally get out of my comfort zone and take on a monster challenge. I left my beloved but comfortable role as a General Manager at Nike to relocate my young family to...

One Last New Year’s Resolution We Can All Commit To

So…. how many resolutions did you make around New Years? More than last year? More than ever? Asking that, I’m reminded of when I attended a conference, years ago, with a colleague who was all about collecting new LinkedIn connections. At the end of the...

Perfection is Overrated

How to win at this brilliant thing called life. We’re in the midst of graduation season — that wonderful time of year when I hear excerpts from inspiring commencement speeches; when I reflect back and remember myself with flawlessly wrinkle-free skin (but grossly...