nervous system

Do you have a sensitive nervous system? [quiz]

When I ask you “Do you have a sensitive nervous system?” you may not know your answer right off the bat. So let’s do a quiz… Imagine that you’re getting up in front of people to perform or give a speech, and the stakes are reasonably high. Answer the following four questions: How nervous do […]

Learn how we learn everything (aka the Unconscious Competence Model)

Recently I’ve been teaching something called the “Unconscious Competence Model” in my classes and sessions a lot. I like to alternately call it the “how-we-learn-anything/OMG-this-explains-everything” model, because it describes how we learn anything new or acquire a new skill. I believe that when we dive in and hack this process it gives us a much better understanding […]

How do we cope in the face of world events?

I’m part of an amazing community of female entrepreneurs on Facebook (it’s called Dreamers//Doers and truly, it’s amazing), and we often converse about things beyond the scope of our businesses. This past weekend, our founder shared a beautiful post about how challenging it can be to cope with the news of tragic or unsettling world […]