Spacing Out vs. Being Present

Being present is a prominent theme these days in most workshops on leadership, parenting, and personal development. I’m all for being present, as it can improve your life dramatically, because

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Will You Be Missed?

I was just listening to TED Radio Hour podcast on Disruptive Leadership (super insightful line-up of conversations in that program is a “must listen”). One of the presenters, Seth Godin,

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Plan B for High Achievers: Chaotic Pendulum

You’re smart and resourceful. You can afford to waste a little time if you choose to, because when you work, you work ten times faster than an average person in

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“BBC Dad”: Big Career, Little Children

“You can have everything, just not at the same time”. I first heard this quote years ago at the Women on Wall Street conference, stated by a successful, beautiful business

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What’s Not Broken

Wisdom comes at the expense of having broken much – friendships, habits, glasses, heels, codes, hearts, dishes, connections… So, it’s logical that by our 30’s, we have a good grip

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Unmistakably Attractive Quality: Do You Have It?

When you meet someone charismatic, knowledgeable, attentive, interesting, generous, it’s always a pleasure to be in the company of this person, isn’t it? It is true in professional settings, at

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Shaping Up: Career, Relationships, Self

You don’t need any more pressure during this holiday season – your plate is full, I know. Still, no matter how full your life is at the moment, I know

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Full or Empty? Manage Your Personal Energy

  You’re at the top of your game. You act with authority and get results. You have an outstanding track record of resolving issues, and a long list of clients

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When Options Look Disappointing

Turbulent September gave way to contemplative October: deciding when to say “yes”, and where to take distance. October has been about choosing options that luckily work, and minimizing disappointment of

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Grace Under Fire: Handling Life Changes

I’ve always loved fall. It is colorful, fresh, unpredictable, and usually brings about all sorts of new promising beginnings.  This September came as a mixed bag, though. It has delivered

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