Living abroad, far from friends and family, I’ve learned how to use a variety of social apps to stay connected, engage, and have fun in virtual spaces. And I’ve been able to use them to connect with friends, both local and far away, while self-isolating and social distancing. Here are my Top 5 … [Read more...] about Favorite Social Apps
Bonnie came into my life when I was just 15 years old, and Debbie when I was almost 30. On the surface, these two women are seemingly quite different; Bonnie is a soft spoken free spirit, who is compassionate and open. Debbie is a firecracker; she is driven and passionate, and swears like a … [Read more...] about What is Mutual Mentoring? And it’s benefits?
The #metoo and #timeisup movements have struck a chord and are gaining momentum. It has gotten a lot of us thinking and talking about women’s parity and gender inclusion. But is talk enough? It is a great first step, but there is more that we can do. Because talk just isn’t enough! Today is … [Read more...] about Time is Up: How to make gender inclusion a reality in the workplace
The time has come to say goodbye to 2017, and usher in 2018! Every November, I sit down to evaluate the year and set goals for the new year. And I love it because I am able to figure out what worked and what didn’t, and set goals to make the next year my best ever. It is a time to let go, … [Read more...] about 10 Leadership Goals for 2018
It must have been third grade when my entire class got tickets to go to the circus. I was SO excited! And it did not disappoint. We ate popcorn, rode on an elephant, and watched human beings fly through the air. I was amazed as I watched the trapeze artists swing from bar to bar, and I wondered … [Read more...] about Learn to Soar in Transition
Do you know your purpose? To be great, your life and leadership require purpose. It is that simple. Without purpose both life and leadership are messy and dissatisfying. So why is it that so many of you are going through life without knowing your purpose? More than likely, it is because no one … [Read more...] about Live and Lead with Purpose: 4 Questions you need to ask yourself
What a whirlwind! The Millennial Train Project (MTP) rolled into town last week, and we had an amazing time.The MTP is a non-profit organization that leads crowd-funded transcontinental train journeys for diverse groups of young innovators to explore America's new frontiers, grow as leaders, and … [Read more...] about The One Thing You Need to Know
How can you communicate more clearly? This is probably the #1 ask I get from leaders and teams. And it is because communicating clearly is a lot harder than it looks. How many times have you communicated something to someone, believing you’ve been clear, only to have things go sideways because … [Read more...] about Be Crystal Clear: 2 Truths and 2 Tips to Communicate Clearly