The Creativity Paradoxes: What They Are & How To Manage Them

The Creativity Paradoxes: What They Are & How To Manage Them

Creativity is a loaded word and the creative process is full of paradoxes. The most obvious paradox is the undulating frustration and euphoria we experience during the creative process. We can all relate to the agony of staring at a blank canvas feeling blank...
Navigate the Maze of Decision Making: 5 Steps to Guide You

Navigate the Maze of Decision Making: 5 Steps to Guide You

Decisions, decisions, decisions. Every day we make hundreds of them. What outfit to wear, what to have for lunch, how to word that important email. We make so many decisions so frequently that for the most part we’re not even aware of the decision-making process. It’s...
The Key Elements of Post-Traumatic Growth That Help at Work

The Key Elements of Post-Traumatic Growth That Help at Work

Sarah was mortified. Recently promoted, she had spent weeks thoroughly preparing for her first major presentation to the Executive Team and she botched it. Five days had passed and she still woke up in the middle of the night with such bad anxiety that she had trouble...
What it Means to Have Presence & How to Cultivate it

What it Means to Have Presence & How to Cultivate it

Years ago, pre-pandemic, I was conducting face-to-face coaching sessions with Creative Directors at an advertising agency in New York. One morning stands out to me now as I write about having presence because of the stark difference between the presence of two...
Feeling Stuck? What to Do to Get Clarity

Feeling Stuck? What to Do to Get Clarity

It’s such a common experience to have periods of feeling stuck. You may feel stuck in a job, line of work, relationship or stage of life. The most common thing I hear from my clients is the phenomenon of being ‘stuck in a rut’ – when you’re caught in a...