How to Know What You Must Learn Next

How to Know What You Must Learn Next

“Every man on this planet is taking his initiation in love.”                     – Florence Shinn, The Game of Life and How to Play It Initiations in love can be painful because they require that we learn disturbing things about ourselves, that we...
Odds Are, It’s Not About You

Odds Are, It’s Not About You

As a university instructor teaching entrepreneurship, I am always surprised at how even my smallest perceived action can affect a student.  For example, last month one of my student teams referenced me in their business plan as an advisor.  Since this particular team...
Three Things That Made Me Love My Mother More

Three Things That Made Me Love My Mother More

My mother and I have the traditional Hollywood mother-daughter relationship. My mother is the antagonist and I am the baby cub that simply falls in line. Sometimes I try to prove my womanhood but it really doesn’t make a difference. She will always see me as a four...
Learning to Say Goodbye

Learning to Say Goodbye

Relationships, I’ve had a few. Never particularly long term or overly committed but I’ve had them in one form or another. I’d say if I could have hopped into a time machine just before I’d leapt into a new relationship, and saw the end before it even started, I’d...