Yoda’s Worst Advice Ever For Wedding Pros

There’s an oft-quoted iconic scene with Yoda and Luke Skywalker from the movie, Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back… Yoda urges Luke to use the Force to lift the submerged ship from the swamp so that they can escape. Luke complains that it’s impossible, but finally agrees to try. “Try not. Do or do not. […]

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The Stories (Lies) We Tell

When I was a little girl, I was good at a lot of things. I got good grades in all my classes, pleased my teachers, and listened to my parents. I learned that I was smart, creative, kind. Good. I was good at everything I did. (I thought.) But then I started to get scared […]

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The Personal Assistant Experiment

What could Genius do if you get out of the way? Two weeks ago I attended an event with Michael Neill called “Genius Catalyst.” We gathered in Santa Monica, California to explore the nature of Infinite Genius and inspired creation. The weekend was full of provocative conversations and exercises. One was particularly memorable. I’ll call […]

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Event Nightmares: The Mummy That Ate My DJ Gig

Event Nightmare

I made a huge, embarrassing mistake in our first year as DJs. It’s so bad I still cringe thinking about it. Here’s the story: A friend of a friend had “connections” at a local summer camp and they were auditioning new talent. The hours were short, the pay was good, and we had an in. […]

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3 Leadership Must Dos For Your Wedding Business

3 Leadership Must Dos For Your Wedding Business

It’s easy to come up with a list of great leaders, isn’t it? Warren Buffett. Bill Gates. Jeff Bezos. Martin Luther King, Jr. Nelson Mandela. And, just for good measure, let’s add in Angela Merkel to swing the gender balance a bit. What a mixed bag I’ve chosen, right? I’m sure you can think of […]

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11 Questions That Can Change Your Life

I just got slapped in the face today. Not literally. I mean the wake-up-and-face-reality-Steph type of slap. I’ve been working, dreaming and scheming very hard about creating something unbelievably awesome with our business, but I’ve been going about it all WRONG. I have a few trusted advisors (mastermind members, coaches, mentors) who I turn to […]

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3 Lessons Learned From My Vacation From Hell

It was the worst vacation of my life. We’d rented a beachfront cottage on Long Beach Island with my step-sons and my brother for the week. And it rained. All. Week. Long. Not just a drizzle either. We’re talking torrential downpour without a hint of sun. But it gets worse. I always used to joke, […]

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7 Secrets to Save Time and Eliminate Overwhelm

There’s nothing worse than the frustration of an unending List of Things To Do that just gets longer. No sooner do you cross off one item than another takes its place. Does this sound familiar? (I currently have over 300 items on my giant list. I can’t even look at it all at once or […]

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