5 Ways To Hit Your Peak

5 Ways To Hit Your Peak

Some of us peak in high school and some of us find career fulfillment at 70. Have you hit your peak? At the beginning of December, my 13-year-old daughter told me that she wanted to switch to a private prep school after Winter Break. The alternative school she was...
You Are Your Word

You Are Your Word

Make a resolution to be the one that others can count on. The week before Christmas I had a big workday planned in Los Angeles with clients at Sony Pictures Television and FOX. Rather than fly in the night before and miss dinner with my daughter, I decided to take the...
The New Reality Of The Adult Student

The New Reality Of The Adult Student

With fewer opportunities for advancement, 60% of Americans are considering going back to school. Should you? Last week during my monthly touch-up, my hairstylist announced that he was going back to school. George was excited about transferring his talent for making...
Why Service Is The Answer

Why Service Is The Answer

If you’re stuck in neutral and you need a new job, then get out of your own way and give back. I know it seems counter-intuitive, but if you’re feeling paralyzed by uncertainty and doubt, my best advice is to resist isolating and get out into your community. Helping...
The No Fear Career

The No Fear Career

3 steps to having a mission-driven career and the courage to attract greater recognition and more satisfaction None of us have a crystal ball that can predict all the chaos that can happen in any given day. In fact, trying to foresee or control the future is...
What To Wear To Your Next Big Meeting

What To Wear To Your Next Big Meeting

Research proves that 65% of all communication is visual. What are your clothes saying about your personal brand? I’m off to New York this week to land a major piece of business, meet with my agent to deliver my latest book and give a speech to career professionals....
When You Need To Get It Done, Get Away!

When You Need To Get It Done, Get Away!

Stop putting off what you really want to do and give yourself some block time. When I tell people that I write a weekly blog, have several training programs completed, a series of keynote speeches ready to give, and four books under my belt, they inevitably say,...
Don’t Be So Hard On Yourself

Don’t Be So Hard On Yourself

Winners know that making mistakes is part of the game. So why do we keep beating ourselves up? Watching Team USA’s Fab Five Gymnasts try to ace their routines on a world stage has made me stop and think about my own pursuit of perfection. In the Olympics, losing...
It’s You Dude, Snap Out Of It!

It’s You Dude, Snap Out Of It!

If you’re not getting calls returned, your salary increased or a seat at the table on cool projects, check yourself. So many people I know who once had major success in high profile positions now feel like they can’t get even get a phone call returned. One former...
Mastering The Law of Career Attraction

Mastering The Law of Career Attraction

If everything you’re seeking is seeking you, then you better get clear on what you really want. I’ve been hearing from many of my followers that they feel stuck. They’ve achieved a great deal in their careers, but don’t know where the road they are on is taking them....
Lost Any Business Lately?

Lost Any Business Lately?

Maybe it’s time to refocus your message on a new target audience. No matter what your brand’s mission or your financial goal or your personal dreams, identifying and earning the devotion of your target audience is the interlocking and necessary means to reaching those...