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Your Backstage Idea

Is there a tantalizing idea for your life or work that’s been hovering in the back of your mind but you’ve dismissed as too unrealistic or bizarre? Somehow this thing has always called to you but you’ve pushed it away to pursue other more “important” or “realistic” goals and dreams. This is the perfect time […]

Clearing Your Way to a Hopeful and Joyful 2021

Happy New Year! After the disruptive year we’ve just experienced, 2021 will be a major year of transition – full of new possibilities and opportunities! In order to enter the New Year with fresh energy, resilience and hope, we must first clear our heads, reflect on lessons learned and reset our thinking. Join me in […]

Reinvent & Thrive in Uncertain Times

I hope you and your loved ones are well and are coping with the disruption of this pandemic. For so many of us, the most challenging part of this has been the fog of uncertainty around our health, jobs, businesses and lives. We still don’t know how this is going to affect us and our […]


Janine was in a reinvention rut. After fifteen years as an accountant with a large firm, she was ready for a new career path. She had read several books and invested in a program that promised to transform her life but she still hadn’t taken any meaningful steps toward reinventing herself. When I asked what […]

Three Clues That You’re Ready for a Reinvention

I recently facilitated a panel discussion on career reinvention for the local bar association. Each of the three amazing women panelists described reaching a turning point in her career when she recognized that her job was no longer aligned with what really mattered to her. This prompted each of them to pivot to a different […]

Ouch – My Life Doesn’t Fit!

Have you ever purchased a fabulous pair of shoes in the hope that they will eventually “stretch” and feel comfortable? You wear them a few times praying that they’ll feel better.  As much as you want to them to fit, they continue to pinch and rub your feet in the wrong places. Several blisters later, […]

Are you being invited to reinvent yourself?

“Why does this always happen to me?” my friend Rachel lamented as we sipped our coffee in a little café.  It was 2008 – the height of the recession – and Rachel had just been laid off.  Just eighteen months earlier, she had relocated from the Midwest to California to take a prestigious executive position […]

Learn From the Wins and the Losses

This is the second of several posts inviting you to CLEAR your path to bright New Year.  The last post focused on Completing the Incompletes.  The letters L and E of CLEAR signify Learning the lessons and Embracing your victories.  While we usually learn our most powerful lessons from our setbacks, our victories also have […]