When Let’s Re-Group is a Great Strategy

The following is an excerpt from my upcoming book HorseTalk: Lessons in Leadership The Story The challenge Billiards is designed to be frustrating. One participant once pulled me aside and told me that he had some suggestions to make the...
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What You Can Learn from a Lucite Podium?

You control you. We say in communication that there are three things you control: you, your message, and your environment to a degree. In communication and in life we tend to concentrate on the things we don’t have control over,...
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Oscar Disappointment: Boring and Bad Gowns

Like racing’s Triple Crown, the Oscars are supposed to be the third jewel of the awards season. The Golden Globes, the Screen Actor’s Guild, and then the Oscars. I plan Oscar Sunday so I can start watching the Red Carpet...
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How We Get in Our Own Way

The good news was that a client came to me with a referral. A referral is like gold to me. The bad news was that the referral shot herself in the foot. First step was to talk to referral. We...
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A Snapshot Versus a Video

I tell my clients all the time. I regale them with examples of my snapshot versus video scenario. Yet I often fail at taking my own advice, looking for that video perspective rather than the snapshot that is so in...
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How Women Get in Their Own Way

Several years ago I created a presentation I titled, Develop the Diva Within. The title met with hostility and resistance. To me it was mostly a fun alliteration. To many they either felt they were already a DIVA or did...
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