A Choice to Be Awake

A Choice to Be Awake

Last evening, I watched an advance screening of Linda Lovelace, the story of a porn star. This was the directors cut and the story of a women who was regularly assaulted by her mother, ignored by her father and offered very little affection, love or compassion by...
Accelerating Serendipity

Accelerating Serendipity

Serendipity, such a beautiful experience. I’d say some of the most successful entrepreneurs I know, follow the practice of accelerating serendipity – through chance, proximity, gut and technology. So many interconnected interactions happen to me regularly… leaving me...
What is Community?

What is Community?

  We spend most of our time in communities and micro-communities, some of which feel much more communal than others. Why do we develop and belong to communities? And how do we define a community? Further, what compels us to join, contribute to and participate in a...
Give the Gift of Permission

Give the Gift of Permission

After a day of reflecting in the redwoods at Big Sur, I’ve come to realize the people I find most energizing and inspiring are those who give me permission to be myself. We all want to feel accepted, loved and thought of in high regard. So, when ideas are shared or...
Live Your Truth

Live Your Truth

I just had to write the other night in Milan, while listening to this band called Kolors play passionately on stage. I sipped on a gin fizz and indulged in aperitivo complete with pastas, grilled eggplant and cheese. The venue was bohemian and the crowd was tame....