Where is Your Doorknob?

"Is everything okay?" This is something I've been asked a few times in the last month. How do you interpret that question? My take on it may be different. As I was going through a late adolescence (say, 40-ish), my mother noted, "You've changed, Jane!" The implication...

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A Different Kind of Countdown for This Time of Year

While some children are opening windows on their advent calendars, counting down the days till Santa Claus arrives, my calendar countdown is slightly different. In late October I had an astrological reading which I do every 5-7 years whether I need it or not. 2018 has...

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Picky, Picky, Picky–That’s Me!

As many of you know, my memoir will be arriving April, 2019. In preparation for that event, I am updating my website, social media, etc. to reflect its debut. I'll be offering a new 'lead magnet' - that downloadable special something that will have millions offering...

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When Was the Last Time YOU Made a Big Ask?

If you posed that question to me, I'd proudly respond, "This morning!" I'm working on a deadline these days with my memoir due out at the end of April. Feels like tomorrow with all I need to do in preparation for that event. Today's task was to ask people I deeply...

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Filling in Empty Time Slots in NYC

While living in CT, if I had an hour or two between meetings and no time to get home, I used my car as my office provided the weather permitted. I'd pull off the road at a rest stop to coach a client, or recline my driver seat for my afternoon meditation. Living in...

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Working With Women in Transition

The remarkable Paula Harris had an idea for a retreat, then made it happen. That sentence does not reveal the 10,784 decision points between conception and reality. One of those fortunate decisions was her hiring me along the way. I returned to NYC in the Quiet Car on...

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An Author’s Dream Event

Way back in May, a few short months after my manuscript was accepted for publication by She Writes Press, I received an invitation to attend an all female authors retreat in November in Carefree, Arizona. How could I say no? I'm just back from an exhilarating 4 days...

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Need to Grow Your Network?

I'm so happy I joined the Women's Media Group in NYC a couple of years ago. They have a way of making all members feels welcomed and a part of the group. Here's a tip on how to solidify any network you're in from BNI, to a Chamber, to Toastmasters and so on. Create...

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