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“It is a question of experiencing everything. At present you need to live the question. Perhaps you will gradually, without even noticing it, find yourself experiencing the answer, some distant day.” -Rilke Experience is an excellent if painful teacher. As a coach, I have no problem advising clients to learn from my (copious) mistakes.  This..

Years ago, young people, before launching this coaching practice, I  gained many life lessons worked in network news in Moscow, Russia, Washington, D.C., and NYC. I worked for all the networks but CBS, and of course, I’m proud of my achievements in TV news…though it probably is one of the reasons I won’t have an especially..

When I was an asshole younger woman, about to graduate Wellesley College, and the visiting alumnae, struck by nostalgia, would get teary-eyed and say “Oh Wellesley College, only to be there,” my friends and I, hard-hearted and cynical as only 21 year olds can be, would giggle and roll our eyes.   Yes, yes I know: WE. WERE. MORONS.  We..

      Talking to a friend earlier this week, she mentioned her very high tolerance for uncomfortable situations, and how that characteristic, perverse as it may appear, has consistently improved and enriched her life. Her ability to make a home for herself in the space where things get tricky, has allowed her to move beyond..

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