Check out some of our favorite tools to feel empowered, challenge the status quo, fight anxiety and conquer the world. Have some favorites you want to share? Let us know here.
Videos and Podcasts
This link is set to start the video at 5:25. Turn the volume up and get ready to be inspired to take on the struggle of achievement. Click the image to watch.
This video should be the anthem for anyone who has been told no. "Watch me". Click image to watch.
Choose the crazy new path! Don't be that person who has 15 years of experience that is really the same year 15 times. Click image to watch.
The link goes to the PBS web page, but it is on Netflix. Watch this and I promise you will have a very different perspective of the world. Click image to watch.
The Power Pose. I love this TED talk and if you have heard me talk about anxiety, this is one of my favorite tools. Look like a goober, feel like a champ. Click image to watch.
Another Netflix gem. It's long but well worth it to see the many transformations that Tony guides in his Date with Destiny event. Click image to watch trailer.
I once planned an interactive story experience that everyone told me would be a flop. I listened to this song/speech daily. The event was a total success. Click link to watch and charge West my friends.
Be that girl in the bue V-neck. Make your audience as surprised and excited as Oprah. Oh yeah, Chicago rocks!
Feeling vulnerable in following your passion? Check out the roles of leadership and followers in this awesome (and somewhat biographical) video. Click image to watch.
Using examples from vacations to colonoscopies, Nobel laureate and founder of behavioral economics Daniel Kahneman reveals how our "experiencing selves" and our "remembering selves" perceive happiness differently. This new insight has profound implications for economics, public policy -- and our own self-awareness. Click here to watch.
Articles and Books
A great article from the New York Times discussing the rise in anxiety in teens. My take, it also applies to adults. Click image to read.
A short article about the diagnoses of generalized anxiety, the treatments and home remedies. Click image to read.
Read how CEOs deal with anxiety, but in a way that keeps it constructive and not destructive. Click image to read.
A fascinating look at how rapid changes around us can lead to feeling overwhelmed - and anxious. My favorite line: The difference between humans and robots... when you hit pause on humans, the thinking begins. Click image to see book on Amazon.
"Becoming original is not the easiest path in the pursuit of happiness, but it leaves us perfectly poised for the happiness of pursuit". Read this book to really undestand what it takes to be original (hint: it's different than you think). Click the image to go to book.
Game changer. An excellent guide to the power of story and how to adopt it. I think I have it memorized. Click image to go to book.
The best collection of free photos I can find. I love this website and everyone who contributes to it. Most of the photos on this site are from here. This site drips with story. Click image to visit.
I have the entire Adobe creative cloud, but for 90% of my designing, this website is perfect (if not better). You can use it for presentations and pitch decks - mostly for free. Love isn't strong enough of a word. Click image to visit.
Word, Excel and PowerPoint all for free. These are the Google versions, but they are incredible, if not better than Microsoft versions. And they export in any format. And they are free. Get it! Click link to visit.
I started with GoDaddy and had a few bad experiences. Squarespace isn't perfect, but its been incradible for me and their service is great. If you are starting a webpage with a new domain. I would use squarespace. It's cheap and even I can figure it out. Click link to visit.