About two years ago, I was going on a crucial four-day business trip. My flight was early in the morning, so in addition to getting myself out the door in time, I had to ensure the rest of the family were ready early too. My husband had his usual hectic work day to look forward [...]
Sometimes I get so frustrated with the millions of Americans who could make a bigger difference in the lives of millions of Americans IF we weren’t so inwardly focused.
My frustration begins with me – a selfish humanitarian. I have the mind of compassionate and giving human with no time.
A recent stat about moms [...]
Today I was explaining to co-workers the reason predictability is important for certain types of social media.
When you are young and hoping to become an expert, it’s probably time to sharpen your focus. What do you want to stand for? What do you care most about? How can you start to share expert opinions [...]
Remember the days when you were told to picture everyone in their underwear when presenting to an audience, or maybe talking to someone who intimidated the heck out of you?
Well, I just turned this old philosophy on its head when speaking with a young, fresh and very bright employee about how to communicate [...]
Imagine a hot sunny day, and you’re looking at the very first 80 Degree day since the winter woes from inside a room. Wait, really? You cannot go outside?
Maybe you are cursing Agent M for saying yes to this damn workshop!
The feedback was phenomenal. THANK YOU to all who participated and sacrificed half of [...]
Have I mentioned How I met your Mother? I suppose it’s easy to refer to that show when it’s a masterpiece, as far as the writing is concerned. I LOVE the dialogue, and yes the characters are endearing. I just (today) realized that Barney, the ficticious character played by Neil Patrick Harris, has a
Corporate America, as we know it, is very different from when my parents were in the workforce. And with technology being so woven into our daily lives, the future is ever changing for our children and their children.
Yet in some ways, things don’t change as I scroll through the thought leaders at Fast Company’s [...]
Do you tire of diets and fads and the plethora of apps and services to help you lose weight? It’s like trying to choose cereal in an aisle with hundreds of brands staring you down. Well, I’ve suddenly decided I’m not going to diet before my trip to the sun in 2 weeks. I’m going [...]
I just noticed a former client’s job title change to something referring to “working for me”. I was quite surprised given she was a very successful C-level executive working for a well-known brand.
Although I have yet to hear her story, I know it wasn’t by choice that she is no longer there, even if [...]
Did he just say “boobies” in an article posted to LinkedIn? (double meaning – it’s a sea bird. Yep, he was being IRONIC). I wonder, would I ever use that word in or out of context or would I need some cojones?
A friend was asking me why I thought women’s equality was getting [...]