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If you turn on the news for even 40 seconds, you're going to hear the words, “We are living in unprecedented times.”

But what does that mean for us as individuals? As leaders? As humans? As parents? As partners?

As I'm...

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There are difficult conversations that no one wants to have, and no one wants to hear but they're necessary, especially in difficult times like right now.

Those are conversations about whether you get to stay or whether you get to leave. That m...

The first time I keynoted at a Leadership Conference for a global Fortune 50 Company, I learned a profound lesson. Here's the back story:

I'd spent five weeks creating, editing and practicing my keynote. My presentation coach, a legend for those of us in National Speake...

My brother died when we were little kids.

At the time, my mom was too steeped in sorrow and pain to say much of anything to me: It seemed that breathing, itself, was excruciating for her.

But there was this one thing …

It was something that I was far too young to understa...

“I can’t believe it! He lied to me!”

This from Wendy, a long-term (and much respected) coaching client, heatedly ca