Juice is the New Chocolate

Mary, a friend and colleague in my Visions Group, works a pipeline in her sales job for a lighting company. She's got a long list of vendors as well as interior designers she's to keep in touch with regularly. During our bi-weekly sessions we brainstorm ways to keep...

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Donna Karan and Kay Unger Share Their Reinventions

Last Thursday I had the privilege of witnessing two of fashion's most successful and celebrated women at the New School's 100th Anniversary celebration. Michelle Lee of Allure Magazine interviewed Donna Karan and Kay Unger for an hour in front of a packed house. The...

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Guilty! But…

I'm sensitive to the way things are said. Thought I'd share a perfect example of what used to set me off. I came across it in my apartment's compactor room, where our trash and recyclables are disposed. There's a large garbage pail with a liner for our empties. My...

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Still Admiring Joan Rivers

I just re-watched Joan Rivers' documentary, A Piece of Work, after a friend suggested that it would re-invigorate my book campaign as I reach the six month mark. Although I've been successfully coaching since 2002, this area of my business is new-ish and needs its...

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Contact List Nicknames

My driver and I were having a conversation about side hustles this afternoon on the very trafficky ride home from LaGuardia. Jerome, a brilliant med student, now doctor, picked me up over a year ago when he was working as a Via driver. He'd responded to a signal from...

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Joe Biden’s Gaffe and Me

As a Baby Boomer trying to stay abreast of technology in the 21st Century, I occasionally fall short, as Joe Biden (not a Baby Boomer, but old) did during the recent debate. He made a reference to "playing the record player at night" calling attention to his longevity...

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Are You Going Back to School This September?

When I saw Brennan Cavanaugh's back-to-school Facebook post recently, it prompted the idea for this entry. He wrote that he's going into 47th Grade! Brennan is a long-time friend and my recent headshot photographer. It also gives me an excuse to show off my adorable...

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