Is the universe really giving you a sign to quit what you love?

Last month I went to an art opening. When one of the men I spoke to there found out I was a writer he told me about how he had loved writing when he was in his early 20s and had wanted to be an art reviewer, yet he received a sign from the universe that told him to go in another direction. When I asked him what the sign was that made him stop writing, he told me this story:...more

How do you feel creative?

  As I write this I’m still pumped from last week’s turnout to my new online course.Thirty-nine students signed up two days after I launched Writing the Body—Awaken to the Body’s Wisdom and Connect to Your Creative Source.  Speaking of creativity…...more

5 miracle cures for ending your About page blues

There’s been some talk lately about how difficult it is to write an About page for a business website. I think that’s because it forces entrepreneurs and small business owners to take a good, long look at their motivations for starting their business, and to find ways to connect their motivations and love for what they do, to their audiences. Not an easy task!...more

Where do you find your inspiration?

As I write this I’m on a train to Montreal–watching the passing shadows of trees framed by a glistening canvas of white. Sometimes it doesn’t take much effort to see things in a new way. Just a little change and BAM–the specific challenge you were facing with your business can seem rather like an interesting puzzle that brings you closer to your vision....more

How to Nab a Handsome Stranger on the Subway

A friend told me the other day that she met several of the men she had dated, on the subway. I thought about my subway rides: People looking adoringly at their smart phones, reading their newspapers, or staring vacantly into space. I wondered how she could be so lucky. Then the more she spoke about it, the more I realized that it wasn’t luck at all. She saw a narrow window of opportunity and she took it....more

Why you are your greatest asset

Rock your brand story

Never underestimate the power of a good story to boost your brand.I've spent several years helping clients tell stories that cut to the heart of their business, resonate with their audiences and create solid relationships between brands and customers....more