Blog 2017-05-25T20:25:51+00:00

Gene’s Leap Year

Gene Tognacci will always have a special place in my heart because he was my first Leap Year client. As a veteran voice over artist (and owner of the company eLearning Voices), Gene was much more comfortable being heard than being seen – so he wanted to do all of his sessions via Skype audio from his home in Texas. No matter how sweetly I cajoled, he would not let me see him on screen... [...]

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Your Best Is Yet To Come

Your best is yet to come. How you viscerally respond when you read that statement depends on the stories you've been telling yourself lately. Have you been telling yourself that you're too old?   That your window of opportunity is rapidly closing?  That you've already peaked?  That it's too late?  That the odds are against you?  That you are trapped within your own life?  That you can't learn any new tricks? How you viscerally respond [...]

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Colin’s Leap Year

I first met freelance writer/marketing consultant Colin Berry in 2009, right after he and his wife had moved to L.A. from the Bay Area. On the advice of a friend, they had both enrolled in my 5-week Networking BootCamp and, because they are a particularly striking couple, they totally caught my eye each week as they sat side-by-side at the back of the room. The end of that BootCamp might have been the end of [...]

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Inside My Mastermind Group

Some of my all-time favorite things are "befores and afters." But I'm also an aficionado of "behind the scenes." In case you share my sensibilities, I thought I'd give you an insider's peek at some of what happened during the first meeting of my Small Biz Mastermind Group* to give you a feel for how quickly being a member of a well-facilitated, supportive group can positively impact your life and career. Three very different SMG [...]

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Stephanie’s Leap Year

Being invited to contribute to someone's personal development and career success is always a privilege. Being a member of team Stephanie Jackson for these last two-and-a-half years has also been a ton of fun. Cuz she's funny. And smart and cool and oh-so-talented. She's also very generous. And she has great hair. At our first meeting, she came to the table with four big, burning desires: to launch a scripted YouTube series, to buy a [...]

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