You Gotta Play To Win In Life, Love And The Lottery

“When I win, I’m going to quit my job and buy an island!” “Did you buy a lottery ticket?” “No.” It’s pretty simple … you need to enter in order to win, but in life, there are usually things that hold us back. You have to make the effort and the investment to buy a... Read more »

Debate: Is It Every OK To AirDrop A Stranger?

Over the weekend, my friends and I took a ton of pictures. We hadn’t seen each other in a while, so everything seemed photo-worthy. As we were air dropping the photos to each other’s phones, one of my girl friends said, “some dude tried to airdrop a photo to me on the EL last week.”... Read more »

What If You Lived Your Life Like George Costanza?

12:04 pm – Hey 1:15 pm – Hello? 4:32 pm – Screw you! It’s mind blowing how many times I’ve seen this happen on dating apps. The guy gets mad because you didn’t write him back fast enough even though he didn’t really make it very compelling in the first place. Keep in mind that... Read more »

What You Say Isn't Always What They Hear

Nothing beats a Saturday afternoon surrounded by people playing games, grabbing drinks and catching up with friends. And it’s a bonus to make new ones, like we tried to do over the weekend. One guy made his way into our group as a friend of a friend, so in an effort to bring everyone together,... Read more »

NFL Tailgates Are Like Tinder In Real Life

I love football weekends! Being outside watching the games during a beautiful day with friends is my happy place, and it doesn’t even matter what city I’m in. While I love the Chicago Bears, and still wear my Fridge jersey from grade school, I had the most amazing time at my first Kansas City Chiefs... Read more »

Having A First Date Plan (Usually) Means Having A Good First Date

A friend asked me last week for advice as she was getting ready for her first bumble date. I told her that it’s the same as any other date … be prepared to tell your story. In my free “I Need A Minute” guide, I focus on the personal SWOT analysis where I teach people how... Read more »

Moments Matter: Even The Smallest Decision Can Have A Big Impact

The defining moments in your life might not seem monumental at the time, but the decisions you make in an instant can shape who you become. When I was on the Moments Matter podcast this morning with Dave Sanderson, I realized that the most pivotal moment that set me on my path was when my... Read more »

Choose To Be Great, Then Choose Your Dates

Dating is a numbers game. I’ve seen articles on both sides of this statement, but it’s true that the more you put yourself out there, the more likely you are to meet someone. I mean, how many times has a complete stranger knocked on your front door on a Saturday night to ask you if... Read more »

If You Want To Netflix and Chill, You Need To Stop Netflixing

Fear of failure. Lack of confidence. Lack of knowledge. Lack of purpose. Lack of time. Those were the top four answers on a Facebook post where the moderator in the Female Entrepreneur group asked what’s holding people back from taking the leap to start their business. These are the same responses I got during my... Read more »

Hanging With Celebrities Talking Business, But What I Heard Was Love

Oh, hey, Gabs, Jess, Tiff, Brook … just hanging with the girls in NYC last week. After posting photos from the BlogHer Creators Summit, I’ve been getting lots of questions about how I got into the room with Gabrielle Union, Jessica Alba, Amy Schumer, Tiffani Thiessen, Uzo Aduba, Maria Menounos, Christy Turlington, Brooklyn Decker and Marie Forleo.... Read more »