Feeling Guilty Stops You From Taking Responsibility

Recently I messed up. A client and I were meeting via webconference last month. I was capturing her powerful breakthroughs and a really cool action plan on a digital whiteboard. It was a 2-hour session and at the end we scheduled our next meeting and then I said, “I’ll send you a copy of this […]

How to Get More “Best Days Ever”

The days are too long and life is too short to spend even one more day being stuck.

Have you ever thought about how your life could be different if you could live the best day ever almost every single day? It’s possible, but it takes work on your part to make it happen. I wanted to share with you some important questions that you must answer in order to have more of what […]

Division vs. Integrity

Let's make America whole.

This election season has been truly heartbreaking to witness. Today I saw a Facebook post where a man was wearing a t-shirt that said, “Journalist. Tree. Rope. Some assembly required.” When did it become normal to advocate for lynchings? Vomit. My Facebook feed is also full of, “Thank goodness it’s over tomorrow.” Don’t we still […]

Do You Celebrate Others’ Superpowers?

Every person has them.

One of my most treasured pieces of feedback was when a colleague said, “Wow, Stefanie, you’re a really good problem solver.” We were working at her desk troubleshooting a weird technology problem and I just started suggesting some logical steps to take to fix it. And, voilà, we fixed it! Because of my life experiences […]

Do you struggle to be yourself?

How to tap into authenticity

I have a happy dance. It was invented in an IU dorm room with  my friend, Sally, when  I was 19. I use it to celebrate occasions of all kinds: great news, good news, not-so-bad news, when my client hits a goal, when I hit a goal, etc. It’s really not for public consumption and […]