Are You Sabotaging Your Relationships?

Shortly after sending out my monthly e-zine, I received an email from one of my subscribers, an executive assistant. “You are completely professional, articulate, and obviously a very intelligent speaker. So, when I read the most recent e-zine, I wondered if it was a test for us to see if we could find all the…

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A Sincere Apology

Recently in the media we were able to witness a beautiful example of a professional woman who, in an awkward situation over something she was ultimately responsible for, chose to take ownership, be vulnerable and speak her truth. Would you have done the same? A little background: Melissa Harris-Perry, a writer, professor and political commentator,…

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Are You a Liar? I Am

I’m a liar. Are you? Even though my passion and platform is Speak Your Truth, probably like you, I’ve stretched the truth (lied) to protect others from unnecessary hurt or pain. If I’m being honest, to protect myself as well. Come on, I didn’t really have to leave the party, but I’d had my fill…

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Whichever Way You Lean, Speak Your Truth

Imagine my delight when reading Sheryl Sandberg’s bestseller Lean In and seeing the chapter titled, “Seek and Speak Your Truth.” I knew I liked her! The truth is, it doesn’t matter if you’re the COO of Facebook or the CEO of your household, the only way we can create the life we want is to…

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Gandhi’s Golden Gut

So I was noodling around the internet the other day – something I’m sure none of you ever do – when I stumbled across a site touting its list of 25 TRUE but unusual facts. One of those items caught my eye: When Mahatma Gandhi died, an autopsy revealed that his small intestine contained five…

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Don’t Be Bitter, Make It Better

Everywhere you turn this time of year, you’re being admonished to be grateful. So I’m trusting you got that message. You’re absolutely radiating gratitude. In fact, at Thanksgiving dinner, you were so grateful to have had the opportunity to buy the groceries, clean the house and cook the meal, you managed to avoid chucking the…

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What Does Truth Have To Do With Reality TV?

I was watching TV the other night – purely for the purpose of doing research for this blog post, of course, when I was drawn into an episode of “Restaurant: Impossible.” For anyone unfamiliar with this reality show, celebrity chef Robert Irvine helps failing restaurants make a turnaround. In two days, Robert and his team…

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