SG Articles

Are you falling into the "Connection" trap?

For all my peeps out there whose #1 value is connection, read this carefully as you might be falling into the trap that I notice a lot of my community, clients and friends are. Now more than ever as we emerge from 2 years working at home, little to know travel and/or interactions with others, More

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Administering CPR to your Creativity

For all my people who live by checklists, and go through the day trying to ‘get it all done in EVERY area of your life, this is for you. From one driven leader to another, going about your day that way can feel really dang good in the moment, *but* it can leave you feeling More

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Creating a Culture of Candor

Well, Good Morning, you. Are you ready to embrace the day!? Here’s what I’ve been seeing this week that may help you lean into the day as a stronger leader…. So for context, I spend a lot of time with corporate execs from creative agencies and foundations, and one of the biggest desires I’m hearing from them More

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Mother's Day gifts are getting an upgrade

This one’s specifically for the Mothers. And for those of you who might not be a mother yourself, I know for sure you know one – so please also read along and forward forward forward. So Mother’s – My Dear sweet Mother’s – we’re a tricky group of people. Because we’re 1st to say YES More

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We Spent a Week in Belize 🌴

We just returned from a week in Belize. It’s incredible what happens when you create space in your life and protect it with clear boundaries. Despite having a very full business and an incredibly loving and involved husband, I was feeling conflicted the month leading up to this holiday – excitement for what’s to come, More

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One of the greatest moments in leadership came from the Oscars

What a week! Yes, I live in LA, and work amongst a lot of people in the creative industry, but I still couldn’t get over how many conversations I heard in the past week following the Chris Rock + Will Smith moment at the Oscars.  Not to mention all of the op-ed pieces, social posts, and memes written More

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Pt. 2 of How we bought our house…

Where do you start when you desire something that is outside of your comfort zone and therefore stirs up all kinds of resistance? Glad you asked. You start with a VISION. If you missed last week’s post, take a beat and read HERE for an intentional and simple take on writing a vision (that I guarantee More

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The secret behind how we bought our house...

So thinking more about this week and where you could shift some of your focus… Your Vision   I kind of shocked myself mid-week when I was looking at an old vision exercise I had done for myself, and realized when it came to visualizing a future home I wanted for my family and I…we More

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What’s the 1st impression you give?

Today I launch my 2022 The Board group and it has me thinking a lot about…first impressions. As I prepare to welcome this incredible group of men and women I find myself jostling back and forth between feelings of confidence, nervousness, and *old habits* of wanting to “get it right” (whatever the heck that means). More

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You’ve got everyone... But who's got you?

I’m directly speaking to all the mothers in our community, so if you’re reading this and you’re not a mother, pls gift someone the opportunity of being seen and share this with them. I thank you, as will they! As a Mother of a 13, nearly 11, and 9-year-old boys, I’m speaking on behalf of More

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The GOLD I learned this week with MY coach

I was on the phone with my coach last week and came in quite hot around a situation that had me feeling misunderstood. I could feel the fire in my belly. As a result, I was showing up quite impatient and preoccupied – which is such a crappy feeling. Can you relate? As I worked More

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My #1 insight after coaching in Costa Rica for 13 days

I’m on my flight back from Costa Rica, after 13 days in the jungle with 16 other humans from every corner of the world – all coaches committed to their work. It was a transformational experience to say the least. Something that completely struck me yesterday was when one of the participants asked me if More

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Will 2022 be your mind-heart-blowing year?

THIS WEEKS LEADERSHIP INSIGHT Experience JOY while finishing STRONG.   I ran competitively most of my childhood and one of the things I learned very quickly (in a 300M hurdle race) was when people were in eyesight of the finish line they would exhale, literally. Following the exhale they would go into cruise control. They More

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Parents listen up!

THIS WEEKS LEADERSHIP INSIGHT What got you here, isn’t going to get you THERE.   In just 24 hours, I’ll officially be a parent of a teen: Levi turns 13 tomorrow. I’ve been reflecting so much as we come upon this milestone. All the obvious “where did the time go? How am I old enough More

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How to be a Fun Killer

THIS WEEKS LEADERSHIP INSIGHT CALL YOURSELF OUT.   Are you going a mile a minute with back-to-back meetings, work, children, personal projects, while thinking about what you’re cooking for dinner and getting “organized” for the holidays? You’re left feeling exhausted, overwhelmed and even bored from the groundhog’s day feeling that can arise when we push More

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Are you too busy to accept an opportunity?

THIS WEEKS LEADERSHIP INSIGHT If you’re too busy to say yes to something you really want, are you willing to lead from a different quality in order to create it? Almost all of my clients, and myself included, have a bias for action. We like to plow through things and get it done. That also tends to mean that are More

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Was anyone ready for this week?

We’re on the brink of the holiday season and I’m slipping into old patterns. We waited until this week to sort out Halloween costumes, and Amazon was not an option (gone are the days of excitement and appreciation for my handmade Halloween costumes). Sure enough, we were driving from one Halloween store to another trying More

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Do you CHOOSE possibility or do you argue for your limitations?

Today’s leadership kick: Where do you argue for your limitations/life circumstances instead of choosing possibility? – I just returned from 4 days in the majestic National Zion Park, where I hosted the retreat for The Board. These women have spent 9 months consistently choosing to show up for each other and themselves. Through two hour More

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Preparing for something important?

Today’s leadership kick: Before that big event or meeting, take the time to create a vision for how you want to experience it. Then let that vision guide the choices you make. – This Friday I’ll be heading to Zion National Park with a group of incredibly driven, open-hearted, growth-minded women who have been part More

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Do you judge yourself?

Today’s leadership kick: It’s hard to show up in leadership if you’re full of judgment. – I had a doozy of a day last week. I was in a coaching session with a client who generously provided some feedback and my ego had a heyday. Before I knew it I had a pit in my stomach, More

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What's the Last Decision You Made for Yourself?

Today’s leadership kick: Decision-making flows more easily when we’re integral to ourselves. – I’m really noticing how many people are ‘coping’ with the world right now.  Hanging on by a thread, grinding it out, rinse and repeat, left with the impact of feeling exhausted, overwhelmed, and isolated. When I put it that way doesn’t it More

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Are you Decisive?

Today’s leadership kick: Close one of your biggest ENERGY LEAKS by improving your decision-making skills – * Do you wake up with a million thoughts going through your head and debate for a few minutes where to begin? * Do you debate decisions at work, causing you to spend extra energy on something, only to More

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Are you Dreaming Anymore?

Your goals and your dreams should be synonymous. – SG – This week, my clients shared some of their biggest desires for the next 1-3 years, and as I was reviewing them I felt a familiar physical feeling when I witness people aim for, what feels like, impossible dreams: PURE ALIVENESS. Dreams like: I want to sell More

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Stop Saying It Will Be Hard

Today’s leadership kick: Stop saying it will be hard and choose a different context to lead from. – Alright. I’ve been sitting on this for a while because it goes against what some of my most treasured writers and mentors reiterate over and over.  But I can’t hide my truth. Absolutely, us humans CAN DO More

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