I Named My Inner Procrastinator “Juno”

I Named My Inner Procrastinator “Juno”

Hey. Yeah, I know. It’s been a minute. It’s not that I haven’t been thinking about writing. I think about it every day. It’s just that I haven’t actually sat my arse down in front of a keyboard. Well, that’s not actually true. Facebook knows it’s not true, and Jimmy...
Presenting Strength, in 15 Minutes or Less

Presenting Strength, in 15 Minutes or Less

This is the second in a series of moments in which clients do important, transformational work that makes me want to give them a standing Ovation. Some details have been changed to protect confidentiality. Every word in every client’s story has been vetted and...
The Irony of Judgment: An Ovation to “Tom”

The Irony of Judgment: An Ovation to “Tom”

This is the first in a series of moments in which clients do important, transformational work that makes me want to give them a standing Ovation. Some details have been changed to protect confidentiality. Every word in every client’s story has been vetted and...
Troubled? Return to Your Values.

Troubled? Return to Your Values.

No, not the list you made at work. Your REAL values. We behave, it is said, in accordance with our values. That’s a disturbing thought, given my all-too-human propensity to act in ways that blatantly conflict with those attributes which I profess to value most highly....
Want to Listen Like a Pro? Here’s How.

Want to Listen Like a Pro? Here’s How.

Today is “Free Listening Day,” an event scheduled by Urban Confessional to be part of National Conversation Week.  I’ll be holding up a “Free Listening” sign in downtown Annapolis to see what’s on people’s minds. For me,...