Month: July 2013

It’s All Relevant

Or, at least, that’s what we have to tell ourselves about our life experiences, otherwise we head down a dangerous road of deciding certain years were wasted and damning ourselves for being human. I was thinking about this yesterday, during a conversation with a client, who had had some truly amazing adventures in the Former…
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July 29, 2013 0

Danger, Carlos Danger!

Aww, I couldn’t resist that headline! #sorrynotsorry I almost considered renaming our foster kitten, ‘Carlos Danger,’ but the kitten has better judgment. Also, he’s too smart to be a politician. But since I’m speaking about  not being able to resist one’s baser intentions, how about Anthony Weiner, that super classy guy running for NYC Mayor?…
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July 26, 2013 0

The Notebook

If you’ve read this blog for longer than 5 minutes, you’ll know that I’m fairly obsessed with using very simple solutions to achieve, eventually, big results. Some of this is because I dislike all the happy horsesh*t and snake-oil we’re sold in this society, and some of it is because I started this business while…
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July 25, 2013 0

Don’t Listen to The Fear

In 2007, as I was getting closer to becoming Sallie Mae’s bitch graduating from law school, I had a brief period wherein I flirted with the idea of staying at Indiana U for another year and getting my MBA. It wasn’t that suddenly, out of the blue, I had decided that I needed, or even…
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July 23, 2013 0

The Elements of Gibberish

I know, dear hearts, I know: to some of you, playing along at home, it might appear that since my blogging has dropped off dramatically, I’ve probably given up on this business and am hiring myself out as a mail-order sister-wife and/or cat-wrangler. While those are, certainly, two tempting offers, let’s be honest: 1) I…
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July 22, 2013 0

Lunch Lessons

Waiting–not long, btw–for my lunch date to show this afternoon, I overheard this conversation between group of businessmen at the table next to mine. 1st guy: “…he was just a mess, man, food all over the place, no napkin! The thought of having that pig in my office, day after day…couldn’t do it! Just couldn’t…
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July 2, 2013 0