Thanks + Top Advice from Team Get Real

Happy Thanksgiving! In counting my blessings this year, in addition to family and friends and servant hearts, I’m so thankful for the great advice and quotes I got all year from Team Get Real (counselors, friends, wise famous people). If you are in a place where you are seeking clarity or simply trying to expand…

Get Real: Finding Flow and Navigating Transformation

In today’s final mediation in the Finding Flow series, Deepak said, “beautiful truths that lie dormant are not enough.” If you REALIZE something but do not ACTIVATE it into the world, then we are not taking the crucial step necessary to being true to who we are.  I radiate light. That was today’s centering thought, but…

The difference in persona and brand

per·so·na/pərˈsōnə/ Noun: The aspect of someone’s character that is presented to or perceived by others. A role or character adopted by an author or an actor. Source: Dictionary.com As a brand strategist and creative director for both businesses and books, and socially-driven for both, I’m fascinated with the interplay between persona and brand. Likely I…

Should you respond to criticism online?

In the last two weeks, I’ve witnessed two New York Times bestselling authors caught up in online drama related to book reviews. As a writer myself who has my work out there for others to judge, I feel their pain. Even though we’re supposed to have a “thick skin,” no one wants to see our…