The author and her family

THE BACK STORY

At 37, I pulled a do-over card.

Out went my 6-figure executive position, my expense account, my designer wardrobe and my NYC mindset. In came the other coast with its the casual lifestyle, the entrepreneurial roller coaster and the...

There are few things in life that are mandatory. Setting boundaries is one of them.

I recently brought in a branding expert to advise me on updating our company brand, from A to Z. She’d helped me with my book, Impact!, and I was looking forward to her clarity, perspect...

(The following is solely the opinion of the author who is just fine with you not agreeing with her. To that end, if you’re thinking about writing ugly words you wouldn’t want attributed to you on the front page of the NY Times, please don’t.)

Oh good. I got your attenti...

There are 86 days left in 2017.

Are you going to reach your goals this year?

  1. Did you breeze past your own expectations? (9%)

  2. Crash and burn? (20%)

  3. Stall out? (31%)

  4. Lose your way? (40%)

And what about that plan of yours? Excuse me, what did you say? Y...

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You have a hope, a dream, a vision.

The context is your personal, professional or political life; or some combination thereof.  When you think about this thing- t...