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The Greatest of These is Power

As you well know, I write a lot in this blog about clarity. Makes sense–I have a book entitled CLARITY. But this year, starting today, I’m going to give more air time to the third term of this blog’s title: “Women, Clarity, and Power.” POWER. Power is the ability to make things happen–whether that means […]

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What I Learned from Nancy Pelosi, Part II

What I Learned from Nancy Pelosi, Part II NOTE: This post is not about politics. This post is about career development. We’ve all experienced how quickly a job can change. Your position can be irrevocably affected by a new boss, a corporate restructuring, or an economic recession. For Nancy Pelosi, it was the midterm elections. […]

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Suzie Humphreys Can Do That, and So Can You

Suzie Humphreys Can Do That, and So Can You In the five years that I’ve been coaching women, I’ve slowly come to the conclusion that our culture tends to exaggerate–even fetishize–fear. Even more, we mis-label fear (“Oh crap, that truck is headed right for us!”) when it’s actually discomfort (“Oh crap, I really don’t want […]

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How Bold Are You?

How Bold Are You? When web pioneer and social media guru Aliza Sherman asked me to contribute to her blog about being bold, it stirred up a formative memory for me. I’m not one of those people who remember everything as if it were yesterday. But this one I can conjure up in technicolor. Here’s […]

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10 Ways to Give Away Your Power

10 Ways to Give Away Your Power Y’all know I call what I do “clarity coaching,” but really it’s about the power that clarity brings. It’s about a woman wanting to feel able to do, be, or get what she wants in life. That ability is power. Unfortunately, there are so many ways that we […]

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7 Things about Fear

7 Things about Fear When I hold my “Ask the Coach” parties (the next one is at BookWoman bookstore at 7pm on Tuesday, Oct 5), the question I’m most asked is about fear. What to do about the fear? I wish I had a magic wand to wave away each and every one of our […]

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<strong>The Three R's According to Terry McMillan</strong>

Author Terry McMillan (<a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0670022047?ie=UTF8&tag=anda-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=0670022047">Getting to Happy</a>, the new sequel to <a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0451217454?ie=UTF8&tag=anda-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=0451217454">Waiting to Exhale</a>) appeared on GMA today, talking frankly about the <a href="http://www.anndaly.com/do-over.html">Do-Over!</a> she took after her bitter divorce. At 51, she reminds us about the fundamentals of a midlife Do-Over!: Recovery, Resurrection, and Reinvention. The big takeaway: When you recognize that only you have power over your well-being, then you can take responsibility for who you are and who you're going to become.<object classid="clsid:D27CDB6E-AE6D-11cf-96B8-444553540000" codebase="http://download.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/flash/swflash.cab#version=9,0,124,0" id="ABCESNWID" height="278" width="344"></object>

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The Three R’s According to Terry McMillan

The Three R’s According to Terry McMillan Author Terry McMillan (Getting to Happy, the new sequel to Waiting to Exhale) appeared on GMA today, talking frankly about the Do-Over! she took after her bitter divorce. At 51, she reminds us about the fundamentals of a midlife Do-Over!: Recovery, Resurrection, and Reinvention. The big takeaway: When […]

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What I Learned from Arianna Huffington

What I Learned from Arianna Huffington Arianna Huffington took as big a public Do-Over! as you can imagine. In 1996, she left the Republican party to become one of the country’s leading liberal voices. After attending her studio interview with Texas Monthly Talks on Monday, I took another look at Huffington’s 2006 book, On Becoming […]

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women & money

As Suze Orman Says, “It’s Part of the Deal”

As Suze Orman Says, “It’s Part of the Deal” The financial guru girlfriend we love best recently responded to a question about pulling money out of an IRA that had lost money in the downturn. After exhorting the reader not to touch the fund, Orman (author of Women & Money: Owning the Power to Control […]

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10 Simple Ideas to Empower Women

10 Simple Ideas to Empower Women My eyes are blurry from a few days spent researching fresh facts on the state of women in the USA. (Yep, I’m updating my media kit for the upcoming audiobook.) I just had to share this right away! The YWCA has a really great webpage entitled “10 Simple Ideas […]

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