Category Archives: Being Part of the Solution

With a Little Help From My Friends

For months since my husband’s passing I have stared out the kitchen window, depressed by the sight of my neglected garden, overgrown, brown, uncared for. My daughter has invited friends to sit out there, and on those warm evenings we’ve … Continue reading

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The Soil is the Solution

In 2009 I fell in love …. With the Soil. Forever I have been enchanted by Nature. And in pursuit of that passion, graduated from UCLA extension with a degree in landscape architect in 2007. But it was for the … Continue reading

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Why Do We Wait for the Holidays to Say ‘Thank You’

This has been a year of extraordinary change and growth for me, as it seems to have been for many others around me.  Perhaps they were right when they said the world as we knew it was ending, because it … Continue reading

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What if you threw a party and no one showed up?

In the past, that fear held me back from fully stepping out.  It triggered all kinds of memories from high school: a time of dreadful loneliness and doubt, of not fitting in, of not belonging.  As an adult, I got … Continue reading

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How to Answer the Dreaded, “So What Do You Do?”

We Teach What We Must Learn I was standing outside The Cap Theater in Sherman Oaks waiting to see an evening of women’s monologues.  The event had been created by a dear friend, Christina Dunbar, who started Artistpreneurs On Stage, … Continue reading

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Swimming With Sharks – What I Learned from the Real Ones

They had warned us in advance we would be seeing sharks.  They told us we should all stay together, and under no circumstances, should we go adventuring on our own. From what I had seen so far on my vacation … Continue reading

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Creating a Presentation That Flows

One of the biggest challenges a speaker faces is what information to share, and how to do that in a way that flows easily and naturally.  If you are like me, there are a hundred things you’d love to talk … Continue reading

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Do I Really Want It?

As I handed over my credit card yesterday in answer to Loral Langemeier’s call to join their team and commit to wealth, I did so with a strange sense of calm.  A sense that it was just time. Over the … Continue reading

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Am I Too Old To Start Again?

At long last, I finally understand the next step of my journey as I transition away from landscape design: I love helping people step into their full glory by creating presentations that inspire action and reflect who they truly are.  … Continue reading

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Who Do You Serve?

How many times have you been asked the question, ‘who is your ideal client?’ when developing any business strategy: be it your branding, your workshop, or your website? And usually that exploration requires answering all kinds of valid questions such … Continue reading

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