Are you ready?

Are you ready?

On December 29th, 2019 at 5:20pm, with a house full of guests who’d gathered with us to watch the 49ers/Seahawks showdown game, my cellphone rang …  It was Michael – the stage manager for the show I’m currently understudying at Berkeley Repertory Theatre. A show...
‘Tis the Season

‘Tis the Season

“Isn’t there anyone who knows what Christmas is all about?”– Charlie Brown We’re in the midst of a powerful season.  For some of us this season is connected to the celebration of a holiday – such as Christmas, Hanukkah or Kwanza.  For some, it may be a...
Happy Thanksgiving 2019

Happy Thanksgiving 2019

Thursday is Thanksgiving here in the United States. The official beginning of the Holiday Season. For many, the holidays feel like a double-edged sword. On the one hand, we long for connection and gratitude. On the other, we get triggered by our loved ones and our...
Dear Fear

Dear Fear

Dear Fear, I wish I could take away your pain. I can’t. I see you. I hear you. I feel you. Fear masquerades as hate Desperate for someone to blameAll the whileLonging for someone to take the pain away … Please stop allowing the haters to protect you. That won’t take...
Outtakes 2019

Outtakes 2019

I’ve worked with many, many clients over the years as they prepare for and shoot videos. So many of us believe that we’re the only ones who are challenged during this process and that everyone else is doing it flawlessly in one take. While I have shot a video or two...
The Beautiful Power of Groups

The Beautiful Power of Groups

In addition to being important to the art of public speaking, working in groups is also powerful. Watch this video to learn about the unique and beautiful way that groups helps us to stand in our power and speak our truth. Join me for the next Charisma Unmasked...