Huffington Post

Huffington Post

The First Step to Talking Money With Women

Feb 8, 2013 Women have stories. We share our stories with one another and make sense of our lives through our stories. Our lives consist of seemingly endless stories woven together with bits of thread and a little bit of patchwork along the way. Within the stories we find our meaning and our connection — to each other and to ourselves. Where men find comfort in facts, women find comfort […]

Huffington Post

Three Easy Ways to Start a Financial Plan

November 19, 2012 Why do only one-third of women have a financial plan in place? According to the Prudential Research Study on Women, the reasons include lack of time, the pull to meet shorter-term financial obligations, lack of knowledge, and an unmet desire for assistance and help. There are also emotional reasons for women to avoid planning. In my work with women, I hear women tell me that feel overwhelmed […]

Huffington Post

Be Honest, Do You Use Princess Math?

11/28/2012  I love the term “princess math.” I use the term with great affection because I think of all the women I know who are experts at princess math. What is princess math? It’s something uniquely female. Here is an example: Your favourite department store is having a half price sale. You were planning to buy a gift for your daughter for the holidays and you see it’s half price. […]

Huffington Post

You Can’t Buy Your Way Out of Emotional Debt

12/14/2012 It’s a Wednesday afternoon, two weeks before Christmas. Sarah decides to pop into the mall on her way to a client appointment. How busy could it be? It’s jammed. She finds a frenzy of activity, with people walking quickly while they try to power shop in the little time they have. Most of them seem to be like her, in business clothing, stealing an hour to get some gift […]

Huffington Post

Why Emotions Help Business Decisions

02/05/2013 Leaders have been coached and trained about how to look, think and lead. It isn’t hard to understand the rules of engagement and to learn to do the right thing in the right way. What is more difficult, however, is to lead in an authentic and positive manner and have a sustaining influence on those around you. How do you incorporate what you believe and who you really are […]