6 women, 6 challenges, 6 solutions: Highlights from our mastermind dinner

Welcome to “What I Did Last Week (and what I’m looking forward to),” a newsletter where I offer actionable tips, based on what I am doing personally and professionally. Today at a glance An instant hack that will make you a more powerful storyteller (inspired by the Met Gala) Recap of my Mastermind dinner this […]

How I Unlocked Story Magic in Lisbon’s Alleyways: Strategic Solitude

For 12 years, I organized retreats in foreign countries. hosted 8 week storytelling intensives for women in business. did 1:1 coaching with leaders who wanted to give a TEDxtalk. Three years ago,  I merged all three into one offering. I introduced the “VIP Day” a way to do strategic storytelling work with client 1 on […]

One Small Shift That Builds Your Personal Brand (From Vacation)

In today’s issue, I want to walk through an important shift for anyone who wants do some personal brand storytelling while traveling. Moving from general posts like “Hey, I went here!” to a “How I made this trip possible” can add value to the audience. This approach helps you add some personality to your otherwise, […]

How to Plan a Trip to Moab (and what a letter to my future self revealed)

How to plan a trip to Moab Utah

December 2014, I wrote a letter to my future self. Ten years later, I opened it, and I was surprised. Everyone should do this. I’d be getting up at 2:30am and heading into the TV studio, sunglasses on, only to hide that I had gotten 4 hours of sleep. Next Wednesday, however, I’ll be getting […]

3.10 Edition What I Did Last Week (and what I’m looking forward to)

What is the most important lesson you’ve learned this week in 1 sentence? For me, it was: Representation matters. Many years ago, a woman recognized me from television.  I had left the industry to run my business, but she remembered me for the 20+ years I had been piped into her living room.  “You looked […]

3.3 Edition What I Did Last Week (and what I’m looking forward to)

When I think back to my 36 hours with a client in Barcelona, the most powerful moment was a private tour of the oldest hospital in the city. The rich benefactors of Barcelona had so much money, they had the luxury of being thoughtful about the design. The building featured sky lights and floor-to-ceiling windows […]

2.25 Edition What I Did Last Week (and what I’m looking forward to)

I’m not joking when I tell you that I was in bed ALL day Saturday. A recent change of life (menopause) has been so disruptive to my productivity. I’m actually writing a series for a major magazine on it. If you know me a little, you know I didn’t sit idly and consume raunchy romance […]

My Tech Essentials For Content Creation Abroad

I’m not joking when I tell you that I was in bed ALL day Saturday. A recent change of life (menopause) has been so disruptive to my productivity. I’m actually writing a series for a major magazine on it. If you know me a little, you know I didn’t sit idly and consume raunchy romance […]

2.18 Edition What I Did Last Week (and what I’m looking forward to)

I’m a little obsessive about packing for my overseas trips. Even more so now as I do more of my client work abroad. I need to look professional, but when wine tasting in Evora, Portugal, I don’t need to be my buttoned-up-New-York-Wall-Street self. I made a digital whiteboard laying out all outfits, mapped to all […]