We love these little lists, don’t we? 5 ways to do this and 7 ways to be that. Sometimes we are so busy checking off lists and cross-referencing websites that we forget the simplest thing of all: How to be ourselves. Note that I said the simplest, not the easiest. Being yourself in a culture […]
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I’m in the Atlanta airport, catching a quick bite at P.F. Chang’s between flights. As an aside, Chang’s has pretty good gluten-free junk food. Chang’s is dimly lit, especially coming in from the terminal’s fluorescent glow. The bar area is hopping. It feels like I’ve stepped into some weird quantum infinity and that I might […]
The name Phillip Lomax keeps appearing alongside my phone number whenever I do a conference call. I came up with a whole story about Phillip that involved bank fraud and a quick escape to Bora Bora. My business coach, Christine Kane, had a different angle: she decided that Philip is my guardian angel. Now I […]
This is how I touch people. The line rang through the little theatre, stilling the shuffle of popcorn bags and the crinkling of candy wrappers. Or perhaps it was just me who felt the stillness, who suddenly sat up a little straighter, and heard the accompanying roll of distant thunder and the whirl of timpanis […]