Blog

Books Have Many Paths, So Choose Wisely

“‘I get to’ is the most powerful reframing tool I think that’s out there, because of its simplicity.” – Alicia Dunams Alicia Dunams is an executive coach, entrepreneur and author who has coached thousands of leaders and experts from their initial ideas to published books — helping them share their messages, build businesses and connect …

Books Have Many Paths, So Choose Wisely Read More »

Are Ellen, Starbucks “coffee shops” and corporate office spaces being cancelled?

The Ellen Show, Starbucks coffee shops (as we know them), and corporate office space — i.e. Uber, Google and Twitter — may not survive the pandemic. Let me explain. By now, you may have heard about workplace problems at The Ellen Degeneres Show — allegations of a toxic work environment, including racism, fear and intimidation. …

Are Ellen, Starbucks “coffee shops” and corporate office spaces being cancelled? Read More »

The golden rule – adapted

  Yesterday, in the United States, the current administration dropped its policy to bar international students from residing in the US if their respective college/university only provided online learning (due to the COVID pandemic). Institutions, like Harvard and MIT, were prepared to fight the policy in court, stating: “The effect — and perhaps even the goal …

The golden rule – adapted Read More »

To Censor or Expose?

It’s psychologically uncomfortable to be on the wrong side of the truth. When we are, we want to saddle, control and dominate the truth. Censor and suppress it. Lie and manipulate the truth to make it seem like a falsity, and the falsehood seem like the truth. We can’t handle the truth. Yet, it’s exhausting …

To Censor or Expose? Read More »

Mandating righteousness (and other myths/lessons)

Let me start with the following statement: Leaders don’t need to be perfect, but they need to show up. By now, a significant number of Fortune 500 leaders have provided some sort statement of about the killing of an unarmed black man George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis Police. This incident sparked nationwide protests to …

Mandating righteousness (and other myths/lessons) Read More »

2 Word Purpose Statement

What are your thoughts as you witness these current times? Are you facing thoughts of our own mortality? Are you feeling called to serve? Perhaps, discover your life’s true purpose? If you are feeling uprooted in these uncertain times, one of the best ways to feel grounded (besides meditation) is to determine your purpose. So, …

2 Word Purpose Statement Read More »

The Book Title Formula

Do Book Titles follow a formula? ABSOLUTELY! I teach that the title of the book is the NOUN and the subtitle is a VERB. The subtitle of the book will convey to the reader what transformation will occur by reading the book. People want to read your book: ✅To transform and grow. ✅ To be …

The Book Title Formula Read More »