My Most Embarrassing (And Effective) Productivity Technique

The following is a transcript of an actual conversation that went on in my head at 6:15 p.m. on January 1, 2013: Vicious Inner Critic (VIC): Why aren’t we writing more articles for Fast Company? It’s a great venue for our ideas, and we’re totally blowing them off. We’ve written what, like five articles in […]

How to Overcome Imposter Syndrome

There’s a discussion going on in a coaching networking group I belong to about how to help clients who are struggling with imposter syndrome. As someone who is intimately familiar with the feeling that I’m just fooling people, and the minute I let down my guard everyone will see that I’m a total fraud, I […]

Is this a problem or a gift?

In You CAN Change Other People, Peter Bregman and I share the Four Steps to help the people you care about get unstuck and achieve positive outcomes in their lives. The third step, Opportunity, guides you to help your conversation partner discover how their annoying problem is actually a doorway to their energizing outcome. This reorientation […]