Mindset Hacks

How to land your message by getting grounded in your “why”

Here’s the truth: No one else will ever say anything quite like you. Because no one else has, or ever will have, your exact lived experience. No one else holds your specific combination of values. No one else has your particular blend of passions and concerns. And NO ONE else carries the same distinct energy…

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How to overcome jitters and engage people from the get-go

“I’ve been preparing for this moment for a while now… I’ve done everything I can, and I’m ready to show up and do my best. But now that it’s here, I’m starting to feel nervous! How can I shake these jitters? I KNOW I’ve got this, but how do I prove that to my body…

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How to calm nerves with one beautifully simple trick

Palms slick with sweat. Heart beating in your throat. Thoughtsracing, pulling you down into a spiral: “Why am I nervous? I’ve prepared for this, and I know what I’m talking about…” You tell yourself to relax, but that just makes you MORE anxious. So what the heck is goin’ on here? And what can you…

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The #1 hurdle to staying present under pressure, and how to overcome it.

Pssst! In today’s post, I’m going to let you in on a little secret… By now, I’ve coached hundreds of kickass individuals to speak more clearly and confidently under pressure. No matter your workplace, title, knowledge, or experience, there is one hurdle we ALL must conquer if we want to improve our speaking skills and…

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How to deal with that pesky (and sometimes mean!) internal chatter

We all know the classic high school stereotype… The queen bee… the most popular girl in school… the girl everyone fears yet everyone wants to be… the mean girl. I mean, remember Regina George? How she’d get Cady at her most open and vulnerable, and then hurl out an insult that was cruel, yes, but…

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What to do when you lose your train of thought – and how to get back on track!

You’re making a point, zeroing in on exactly what you want to say and then…. A flat line.  Mental radio silence. You completely lose your train of thought. You feel your eyes dart around the video call, or worse, video INTERVIEW, and you get that terrible “I look like an idiot” feeling. But guess what? …

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