I arrived back from an incredible few days in Tokyo with Google to kick off their Womenwill program. The mission of Womenwill is to elevate women around the world and leverage the technology to inspire and empower women economically and socially. Of course, there are many factors—like inflexible workplace policies, unconscious bias and entrenched gender norms—that contribute … [Read more...] about Own Your ‘Enoughness’
I’ve been pretty stretched the last few months between finishing my new book, speaking a conferences across the globe, and juggling (and dropping) the many balls of every busy mother. So earlier this week, when I was asked to do a segment on The Morning Show on how to say no, and avoid becoming over-committed, it seemed a perfect (if not slightly ironic) topic. Was the universe … [Read more...] about Over-committed? Three questions to ask before saying yes.
If you’re problems aren’t going away, chances are it’s because you aren’t diagnosing them correctly. Getting to the root cause of what’s wrong in your life (and in the world at large) takes more than smart answers. It takes wise questions, an open mind and a willingness to look for the value in the opinions of those who see things the counter opposite of you. I arrived … [Read more...] about Could you be misdiagnosing your problems? (Hint: If they keep recurring,you probably are!)
It’s easy to find excuses not to put in effort and show up. But to create the rewarding life you want, you have to commit to showing up and pressing on, even when you don’t feel like it, even when it’s cold outside, even when you aren’t making the progress you want, and even when the bandwagon you’ve fallen off seems to be moving on without you. After a month of pressing … [Read more...] about Sometimes just ‘showing up’ is enough (particularly at 6am)
The reality is our fears are often not reasonable, rational or well-grounded. In fact numerous clinical scientific studies have found that our brains are wired to over-estimate some risks in life and underestimate our ability to handle them. This fear drives us not to take chances and make changes in our life when, what we should be more afraid of is what our lives will look … [Read more...] about Know What to Fear: Where are misplacing your fear?