Whose Dream Are You Chasing?


Mindful Wellness

I used to chase the dream.You know the one.Or, at least I think you do.It’s the one that goes like this.Go to school. Get “good” grades, so you can get into a “good” college. Maybe a “good” college isn’t “good” enough. Maybe it has to be the “right” college.Anyway…Then you go to that college so […]

July 31, 2017

Here’s Your Chance to See Me Cry, In Public!


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That headline may seem like click bait. It’s true though. I cried.In PUBLIC!I cried during a panel discussion last fall. Only 2–3 people had ever seen me cry before that.OK, so maybe it wasn’t a full-on gusher. I did get teary and choked-up.I spoke on a WeWork panel last fall. I wrote about feeling nervous […]

April 28, 2017

When Seen This Way, Failure’s Not So Terrifying


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I used to be terrified of failure. I was raised to believe mistakes were to be avoided at all costs. Mistakes were viewed as failures. I was punished for making mistakes. I was punished for failing. I became terrified of making mistakes. I became terrified to fail.Failure doesn’t scare me as much any more. I […]

June 30, 2016

This Is When the Pain Overcame the Fear


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I published two open letters to Jerry Colonna last week. Here’s an excerpt fromJerry’s bio –“Jerry Colonna is an executive coach who uses the skills he learned as a venture capitalist to help entrepreneurs. He draws on his wide variety of experiences to help clients design a more conscious life and make needed changes to […]

June 20, 2016

Make the Change by Existing in the Mess


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One of the messiest and scariest places you visit when trying to make positive changes is the middle ground. The middle ground exists somewhere between where you’ve been and where you’re trying to go. (BTW, that’s original artwork for Just Rolling with It from my friend Jason!)In the middle ground, you haven’t – Fully left behind […]

October 16, 2015

Fully Experience Fear to Be a More Successful Entrepreneur


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Entrepreneurship requires a special kind of courage — you must face a great deal of uncertainty as you launch and maintain your business. The ability to recognize your fears, assess the causes and then make decisions about how to proceed can mean the difference between success and failure for a new company. Richard Branson Founder, Virgin Group […]

May 26, 2015