Wednesday Women to Watch For: Jen Poueymirou

If this were a wedding announcement, my 'meet-cute' with Jennifer Poueymirou would be long and unique. It's not a wedding announcement but one of a fortunate connection through the most circuitous circumstances. Briefly, I recently got my ears re-pierced so I could...

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Emotions I Felt Getting a Divorce

This Sunday, March 17, marks 8 years since my divorce. Lots has changed since then, much of which is covered in my upcoming memoir Too Much of Not Enough. But the feelings from that day, in the courtroom, are easily remembered. Because I’m a coach by profession I have...

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Wednesday Women to Watch For: Romina

From the get-go, I knew I was meeting someone who was totally herself. I don't have the opportunity to come into contact with many millennials, but Romina was seated beside me last night at the TDF Gala and we talked non-stop until the entertainment began. I was...

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Tayari Jones Interviewed at Symphony Space

It was dark in the audience during Tayari Jones' appearance at Symphony Space last night or I would have been furiously taking notes and jotting down the gems that were pouring from her mouth. She was interviewed by Darnell L. Moore (No Ashes in the Fire) in a program...

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The Kindness of Donald Keene

I find the daily obits in the NYTimes interesting and informative. Today I noticed a name that sounded familiar: Donald Keene. Is he the translator I once sought out I wondered to myself, only to read in his death notice to find out that yes, this was someone with...

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This Writer’s Day

Before I was out of bed this morning I checked my LinkedIn messages and saw one from a coaching colleague who has a popular podcast. He'd read my posts on LI and wants me as a guest on his show. I made note of the shipping address he sent and forwarded it to my...

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A Certain Fearlessness

HIlton Als, in his letter to Rachel Weisz featured in the Styles section of yesterday's Sunday Times wrote: "While talent or a lack thereof is certainly a factor when it comes to all this, what separates the true artist from the artist in name only, is a certain...

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I Thought I’d Save Money, But…

This morning as I sat in a meeting advising a high-end creative, she used a quote I knew I had to blog about: You think it's expensive to hire a professional? Try hiring an amateur! How often have I had to learn this lesson? I knew to spend my money on a topnotch...

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