10 Sep 2014
September 10, 2014

The Danger of Saying “YES”

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Many years ago, I had a friend named Lori who once said to me, “People pleasers are dangerous people, because they are cowards.”  I never really knew at the time exactly what she meant by that statement, but what I know for sure now is that whenever I say YES to someone and I really.. read more →

05 Sep 2014
September 5, 2014

Embracing the Leader In You

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Leaders come from all walks of life.  Leaders can be teachers, coaches, parents, and yes, occasionally bosses.  They can be political officials and everyday people who take on responsibility or inspire others to be courageous and visionaries.  They can be people just like me and you, with life experiences, failures and successes, times of despair,.. read more →

28 Aug 2014
August 28, 2014

If Not This, Then Something Better

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I have had my share of disappointments and self-imposed suffering when it comes to not getting what I want in life.  Most of the time it was centered on a romantic relationship or a job. We all get our sights set on something we want – a relationship, a new job, a house, a promotion.. read more →

12 Aug 2014
August 12, 2014

Soft Skills of Success

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I’ve been through so much over the last 20 years managing and ascending a career in corporate America, getting divorced, raising children, and then launching my own consulting business and just published my first book. I have so much I love to share and am so passionate about the key elements that I think are.. read more →

30 Jul 2014
July 30, 2014

Is Botox Killing Empathy?

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Recent studies have shown a decline in empathy over the last twenty years in our society. Some of this is directly due to technology. Think about if a friend sends a text to another friend who is deeply upset over a breakup. It is easy to type words that sound empathetic, but if you are.. read more →