I Had A Serious Case of The Shoulds…

I recently had a serious case of The Shoulds: I should have gotten more done this summer; I should have more things checked off my to-do list; I should be further along with my book; I should be thinner, fitter, healthier, more successful…I should be! Here’s the thing, I should is a kind of negative, […]

Your Media Career: Stuck in a bad romance?

Does this sound familiar: You’re active in the media space. You’re a pundit giving commentary on news programs, a lifestyle expert sharing tips on morning shows or everyone’s favorite guest panelist. You’ve been working hard on your media career for several years and you’ve earned a level of success and yet…they won’t put a ring […]

I Get That’s Your What…But What’s Your Why?

One of my most popular recent posts on LinkedIn was: What is your WHY – your purpose? What drives you to play the long game and work toward your goals? I want to hear from you! I am delighted it resonated with my connections. Yet every single person who responded gave me their what not […]

Summer Reading List 2019

I first got into summer reading lists in high school. Back then the lists were assigned and geared towards prepping for the SAT and AP exams. I still remember – vividly – reading Oedipus Rex by Sophocles and Henry David Thoreau’s Walden during my AFS summer in Tunisia between my junior and senior years. The […]

CAREERS: Slow is the fastest way to get where you want to go.

The week of June 10, 2019 was a great week for inspiration in action – from Andre DeShields to Jeremy Lin to Gayle King – I need to savor and discuss, to recognize and celebrate these divine turtles always steady in the race; talented, dedicated and consistent, shining brightly but never known for demanding the […]

Change Your Career Today With this One Tweak

It’s actually two tweaks rolled into a new habit: Ask yourself questions Research the answers If you are not where you want to be in your career, if you are not landing jobs, getting job interviews, auditions, general meetings or even answers to your emails…consider this: It maybe because you are making unforced errors by […]

Why Fit In When You Should Stand Out?

One of the most common misconceptions I encounter daily is the false belief that your talent or skills alone are what get you the job. To be clear skills are important but they are only part of the equation. If you are new to television hosting or anchoring you absolutely need to develop certain skills […]

Are You Emotionally Tough Enough?

I have not yet read Ramin Setoodeh’s Ladies Who Punch but a lot has been made of the passage and leaked video of Elisabeth Hasselbeck tearing up her note cards, storming off set and refusing to return after a public dressing down by Barbara Walters on-camera. “F**K this!” is her go-to. Not for nothing we’ve […]

Marketing Yourself: 5 Tips to Demystify Video

One of my core messages as a Media Coach is Everyone Needs To Be Good On-Camera. Not because you aspire to be on television but because in a sea of social media content, video rules and if you’re not creating fresh, custom video content you’re missing a huge opportunity. Regardless if you’re a solopreneur, small […]

Goal Setting 101: Blueprint to Success

“If you don’t know where you’re going, you’ll end up someplace else.” —Yogi Berra It’s always the right time to set goals. One of my goals for 2019 is to blog more 🙂 Fact: Success takes determination, focus, and effort. Working aimlessly without a plan is the hamster wheel approach and will result in wasting a […]