Is Your Team Only As Strong As Its Leader?

Is Your Team Only As Strong As Its Leader?

With Travis Kalanick’s departure from Uber, there are numerous blogs and funds watching to see if Uber can maintain its unicorn status and growth predictions without its number one leader and founder. In my mind that’s one big problem for Uber right there. Why is its...
This is Why I Pay Full Price

This is Why I Pay Full Price

It’s springtime in the Bay Area and you know what that means? Yes! Lots of spring school auctions. Bid on this dinner, this massage, this gift certificate to a local store. It all sounds reasonable. And a great bargain!...
Feeling Overwhelmed? What is YOUR True Limit?

Feeling Overwhelmed? What is YOUR True Limit?

True confession here. Although the majority of my clients at one time or another turn to me for some time/energy management help, I’m always walking that journey alongside my clients. No matter how much I know (and practice) of optimal time management practices, I...
Feedback: Do It More, Do It Better

Feedback: Do It More, Do It Better

With that arrival of Q1, it often brings around long-overdue performance reviews. So whether you’ve just wrapped up yours or you’re delaying the inevitable, I thought I would share some of my own learnings about the daunting task of giving feedback....
It’s Hard to Say Goodbye

It’s Hard to Say Goodbye

If you’ve been on my email list for awhile, you might have noticed something – or rather the lack of something. I haven’t been writing any emails or blog posts....
“I’m Just Really Busy”

“I’m Just Really Busy”

I’m too busy to chit chat with you in the hallway. I’m too busy to go out for lunch – eating at my desk, or just eating at 4pm is fine....