Personal Development

How Do Men Really Feel About Dating Ambitious Women?

March 30, 2017
How Do Men Really Feel About Dating Ambitious Women?

A new study conducted by Harvard Business School suggests that single female MBA students actively hide ambition and leadership potential so that single guys in the program won’t be turned off. Since we might expect this population to be among the most ambitious women in the country, I find this extraordinary. If female Harvard MBAs […]

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What Dating Advice Annoys You the Most?

March 14, 2017
What Dating Advice Annoys You the Most?

In their 2017 survey of Singles in America, Match asked respondents what dating advice they’re sick and tired of hearing. As someone who doles out dating advice from time to time, I wonder what you think. Here are the top answers, in order: “You’ve got to put yourself out there.” “Don’t be so picky.” “It […]

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How Bad Boys are Like Junk Food

February 14, 2017
How Bad Boys are Like Junk Food

Have you ever heard someone confess a soft spot for bad boys? I have, many times. Instead of regret or embarrassment, women often report a history of choosing bad boys or players with a giggle. They describe it as a guilty pleasure, like craving expensive dark chocolate.  When in reality it’s more like bingeing on junk […]

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After a Breakup, All the Sad Feels

January 27, 2017
After a Breakup, All the Sad Feels

In a recent coaching session, my client Tessa wanted to discuss a recent breakup. She specifically requested advice on “managing sad thoughts when they arise.” It’s a fair question, and I imagine she expected me to discuss strategies for handling her emotions, or even repressing them. Instead, I advised her to go headlong into the sadness. To […]

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Confidence Is the Secret Sauce In Dating

January 20, 2017
Confidence Is the Secret Sauce In Dating

If you’re not a narcissist sociopath, you probably feel that you could benefit from a bit more self-confidence in dealing with the opposite sex. Self-confidence is arguably more powerful and attractive than any other single trait, including good looks, earning power, or a great personality. Why? Because self-confidence is shorthand for all of those things. […]

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