Cultivating gratitude as a way of being…

Many wise and brilliant people, from spiritual teachers to scientists, agree that gratitude is the root of happiness. I have known this — intellectually, mentally, rationally — for a long time, but for years, I felt like there was something wrong with …

This is when success gets scary

Last week we talked about the difference between making LINEAR progress, versus QUANTUM leaps. While the idea of quantum leaps sounds awesome and appealing, it can also be incredibly destabilizing and scary. Everything you thought you knew is suddenly in doubt. You’re …

Progress isn’t always linear

Do you ever feel like you’re not making progress even though you’re working your butt off?  We tend to view progress as a linear journey. Slow and steady wins the race, right? If we put in the time and effort, …

What’s your theme for 2019?

The new year is here! If you’re like most people, you’re ready to start this new year off fresh and make some big changes to create what you want in 2019. For a lot of entrepreneurs, creation is all about strategy …

How to let go when it’s not working…

What do you do when you’ve invested good time, money and energy into a project, relationship or strategy that isn’t working — and you’re not sure if you should keep investing, or let it go?  There’s a concept I learned …

Your year in review starts with these questions

As you head towards the new year, have you taken some time to reflect on 2018?  Looking forward and making resolutions are great, but over the past few years, I found that a really powerful practice is to spend some …