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Unless Your Name is Casper, Please Don’t GHOST

Why is it that way too many of us would rather say nothing than merely a polite “No thanks, that doesn’t work for me”? Are we such sweet, thoughtful, empathic people that the thought of upsetting someone with a direct “no” is more than we can bear? If you think the answer is yes, let […]

Cleaning Out The “Closets of Our Lives”

More challenging than cleaning out our actual closets, is assessing, distancing and removing the people who do not “Spark Joy”.

Who’s Your CHIEF of Staff?

Back in the best #WestWing days, President Bartlett’s chief of staff, “Leo”, overhears the president advising agricultural secretary how to pick a chief of staff. Do you have a best friend? Is he smarter than you? Do you trust him with your life? That’s your Chief of Staff. When I first heard the episode I […]

With a Little Bit of Bloomin’ (GOOD) Luck

With a Little Bit of Blooming (Good) Luck and an Apology to Lerner and Loewe St. Patrick’s Day is my favorite holiday. Growing up in Chicago made it a memorable experience. The Chicago River turned green in honor of St. Pat who was given a huge parade. In San Francisco, I’d buy green bagels for […]