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Last week, I stumbled across a very special envelope in my desk drawer. It wasn’t just any envelope. It was well worn from travel, and addressed to me — in my own handwriting. For two years, I convinced myself not to tear it open… but standing in my apartment in that moment, I finally felt […]




Dear Natalie: How Has L.A. Changed Your Business?




Oh, my new home in Los Angeles, how do I love thee? Let me count the ways. Your beaches. Your sunshine. Your total lack of winter. Your beautiful, bustling population of creatives. Did I mention the sunshine? (OK – I’ll stop counting now… and you’ll notice L.A. traffic did not make that list.) However, some […]




5 Easy Tools to Break Tough Patterns




OK, you got me. I can’t hold it in any longer. I have to gush about something for a sec: I’m so grateful that I get to spend so much of my time helping people all over the world (like you) achieve their goals. I know — it sounds pretty nerdy (and it is) but […]




3 Draining Things We Do When Things Go Wrong. (And what we can do instead.)




There we are. We launched a product.  But didn’t get the response we expected. We reached out to someone to work together.  But they said no. We thought we would attract clients by the millions.  But we didn’t. And then we … 1)  Only see all the things that went wrong. We are mad at […]




“No One Should Have That Much Power Over You…”




I have been fortunate to have many mentors in my career. Mentors we know, trust and respect are a very important part of our journey in personal and professional growth. I have had one mentor in particular who has been influential for me over the past three years. Not only has he been a professional […]




Don’t Throw in the Towel Yet: Inspiration From Yoga




  So, let me illustrate the picture of inspiration for you. It is a Wednesday, 9:30 p.m. the room is 110 degrees with 40% humidity. The heat and intensity is overwhelming. The person next to me has already given up and the person in front of me is losing intensity as we continue down this […]




How To Cook Up Your Magic




Authentic growth and development takes time, specific tools and the right ingredients. Whether you realize it or not, we are all in a constant state of development. The question is what tools and ingredients are you using in the recipe to develop your greatness and discover your magic? I am not talking about a pull […]




Teaching for Others, Teaching for Self




  Do we teach for others or for our own self? Professional teachers might consider their vocation a privilege to help shaping students’ worldview and character. If you’re a coach, a mentor, or a trainer, then you are a teacher too, naturally. And all teachers teach for both others and themselves. That’s what I love […]