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A Visit To Microsoft Headquarters

Hello Ladies! It's good to be back! It all started Monday morning. I kissed my three men goodbye at 6am and headed to the airport. I was going to Seattle Grey Mercy West. No, I wasn’t. I’ve just always wanted to say that (I’m a big Grey’s Anatomy fan) ;) But for real, I WAS flying to Seattle. Where the first-ever Starbucks resides…

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7 Thoughts of a Mompreneur

By Guest Blogger Leah Bell Let's face it - most families need two incomes. But there are many moms who will do anything to stay home with their babies. Enter the mompreneur. We're seeing more direct-sales moms than ever before. We have moms doing start-ups, writing books, blogging, podcasting, and offering coaching or online courses. It’s not easy to be a stay-at-home mom.…

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Monday Catch Up

Good morning and Happy Monday! It's been a while since we chit-chatted, so I figured we'd simply just catch up today. The week started back on the saddle early this morning at spin. It's been a little chaotic around here the past week. My washing machine decided to die on us this weekend, so RIP my favorite Mellie The Maytag. Shout out…

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An Evening With The Cake Boss

Yesterday morning on my weekly Global TV segment, I shared the latest research out of Cornell University. The studies are in on money and happiness: People Who Spend Money On Experiences Instead Of Things Are Much Happier. When it’s payday and that paycheck gets deposited into you account, do you run out to buy a great pair of shoes, or…

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The Season Of F*ck It

By Guest Blogger Jamie Greenwood A few months ago, I was interviewed by my dear friend and therapist Dr. Leslie Carr. During our chat, we touched on one of my favorite topics - the overachieving woman.  You see, we are entering a season I like to call, The Season of F*ck It. Let me explain. Many of my clients are a lot like…

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40 Things I’ve Learned In 40 Years

Well, I turn 40 today. Not quite sure when THAT happened?! I'm pretty sure it was just yesterday that I kissed my husband for the first time at 20 years old while watching two girls make out at Beaver Lake (a park here in Montreal). But clearly, it's NOT yesterday. Not even close. I've got more wrinkles, more cellulite, and honeys... more wisdom. So…

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5 Clues It’s Time To Leave Your Company

By Guest Blogger Samantha Stauf Most interviews begin with some variation of the following question: where do you see yourself in five years? Most people realize that the question is this not so cleverly masqueraded question: how much return on our investment will we receive if we hire you? A good chunk of us probably lied when that particular question…

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On Turning 50: Regrets, Dreams and Possibilities

By Guest Blogger Dana Kobernick As I slide into my fiftieth birthday with all the grace and composure of a train half off the rails, I can’t help but go through the typical machinations of a woman approaching – or past – middle age. Until now, I have led a fulfilled life. I recognize my fortune that manifests primarily through…

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What’s The Trade Off: Money for Sanity?

If you haven't read Google CFO Patrick Pichette's retirement announcement on Google+ this week, please allow me to draw your attention to something quite beautiful and special. Patrick Pichette, Google's CFO for nearly seven years, has decided to change course. And he actually goes on and on for us about why he's doing it. It's insightful, candid, honest and thought provoking.…

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March 8 is International Women’s Day: 5 Trailblazing and Inspirational Women

I was thrilled to be able to showcase five exceptional women on Global TV last #IWD, who are paving the way for others. These five trailblazing and inspiring women make me want to up my game, and truly make a difference in this world. This Sunday, March 8th, marks the 104th anniversary of International Women's Day, a day that honors the fight for…

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