Do Your Work, Trust, and Surrender

In my first professional life, I was a singer and voice teacher in New York City. My singers appeared regularly in leading roles in many of the major opera houses of the world and on Broadway. Performing and teaching singers at that level was great preparation for my...

It Takes a Village – What Is Your Role?

Last week, I wrote about opportunities for us as a society to be on the lookout for in 2014. This new year will bring opportunities to step beyond doubts, fears, and assumptions so that we might discover new horizons. Circumstances will arise that challenge us to stay...

Saying “Yes” To Breakthrough

When the moment for breakthrough arrives, step into the power of that moment and follow the energy. Trust that you will be guided, and you will. You may not know what the next step will be until the instant that you take it, yet in that moment, you will know. Listen...

Embracing Limitations

You never want a serious crisis to go to waste… it’s an opportunity to do things you think you could not do before. – Rahm Emanuel, mayor of Chicago Learning to be creative within the confines of our limitations is the best hope we have to transform...

Choosing Your Relationship To Challenge

Let’s face it, even if you are very skilled in the art of living, challenges come up both personally and professionally. Sometimes those challenges can feel insurmountable; other times a series of small challenges or obstacles add up to the point of overwhelm. It can...