Stress Management

What to Do When You Can’t Let Go of the Little Things

I recently had a discovery call with a client (who is also a lawyer) that ended with him wanting to work with me.  After sending him my contract, he replied in a scathing email that he no longer wanted to work with me and his reasons centered around my lack of an air-tight contract.  Now, evading a…

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How to Resolve Work Conflict in Your Favor

When something goes “wrong” in an organization, at home, while driving, etc., the first response tends to be, “whose fault is it?” There’s a fundamental error to this instinctual first response.  Once we move to finding fault and point the finger, we focus on uncovering what’s wrong with our antagonist.  We lash out at them, ponder how…

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How Meditation Can Help You at Work (and Beyond)

Actualize success, relieve stress with daily meditation

The term “meditation” has become a popular word in the English vernacular lately.  Previously reserved for monks and free-spirited hippies, it’s become more and more a part of our mainstream culture as we’re seeing everyday people embrace the practice and tout the benefits.  So, what’s the big fuss, anyway? What does it mean to meditate?  Webster has two…

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Why You Should Shake Up Your Routine

Recharge yourself. Change your routine.

The last few weeks have felt grueling.  I’ve been spending every minute of my non-coaching work hours on building my business.  I’ve been networking, writing, applying for public speaking, pitching prospective leads, investing time in SEO, and on.  I was starting to feel a little fatigued and disengaged and I couldn’t figure out why.  After all, I had…

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How to Pull Yourself Out of a Work Rut

feeling stuck in a rut at work

If you’ve been feeling unhappy in your job for awhile, chances are you might feel stuck in a rut. This is absolutely normal and completely understandable.  It’s hard to commit so many of your waking hours to a job that no longer fuels your fire. Longer term, your answer is likely that you need to make a change…

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How Slowing Down Can Make You More Productive and Successful

Career benefits of slowing down

This past month, I have been working every possible moment to get my business up and running.  I’ve been building, creating, networking, pouring over spreadsheets, thinking about my social media strategy, etc.  I’ve been consumed with optimizing my time with tasks to reach my objective and stalking my inbox waiting for new leads to come in.  Then, the day…

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