When I’m working with a coaching client and sense their energy, and report back to them what I see… sometimes the person I’m coaching will rebel a little. It can feel uncomfortable initially to be read like that, I get it. Sometimes they ask, “But couldn’t that be just what YOU are seeing, Ranya? Maybe

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This is a little like yin and yang. Opposite poles in relationship with each other, in balance. The key to balance is finding the up in the down, as well as the down in the up. A big part of this is removing value judgments from the equation. This can be hard to do, and

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What’s your “personal default” case, in terms of your body, skin, face? By default, I don’t mean fault. It’s through no fault of your own that you look the way you do, act the way you act. You were, as Lady Gaga says, born this way. What I mean by personal default is that, if

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One way that humans are special. One is that our brains are structured to allow for us to hold two different realities in mind simultaneously. (Maybe even more than two, but let’s say two for now.) For example, we may have a goal that we want to accomplish, or something about ourselves that we want

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Has anyone ever told you, “It’s just your mindset that you have to fix!” Do you want to earn more money? Change your mindset! Someone said this to me when I was wondering how to charge more for one of my services. It wasn’t the right answer at the time, and actually I think it

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What stage presence is not: -immutable -you’ve got it or you don’t (Even though some people may in fact be genetically or environmentally predisposed to have it, anyone can develop it) What stage presence is: -directional, that is, it depends not only on a stage but on a relationship or relationships -dependent wholly on focus

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What goes into a blog post? Helpful, industry-specific content that: 1) gives readers a useful takeaway, and 2) shows you’re an industry expert. Use your company’s blog posts to opine on current industry topics, humanize your company, and show how your products and services can help people.

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