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What Thankful Thursday Does for Your Confidence, Connections, Culture and Creativity

A Pampered Pup and Other Ways to Simply Say “Thanks” Imagine my delight when I arrived at work today, knowing I was publishing this article on expressing gratitude, to find a thank you gift on my desk.  Not only is this a cute gift, I found out […]

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Write-about-it Wednesday

To help start out the New Year with focus and creativity, and because I promised you in my last post I would talk about my weekly themes that are helping me to GSD (see last post to know this means!), here’s the scoop on today’s theme:  Write-about-it […]

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The Tasmanian Devil, Big Ticket Items, and GSD Day

Wave Your Theme Flag for Focus in 2017 In my leadership programs, it is common to hear participants of all job levels tell me they have no time to network, deepen relationships or strategically expand their sphere of influence, let alone take lunch with a colleague.  I […]

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“Om Gum Ganapatayei Namah” – Uh… Say What?

The flow of my life is guided by my true self.  I love the very essence of what this Deepak Chopra meditation mantra means; there is a path and purpose to what we should be doing, wait – even better, what we are meant to do with […]

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We Dream of Success, but Do We Really Expect It? Three Definitions to Pave Your Path to Career Success

Defining What “Expect Success Month” Means to Your Career Path My good friend, mentor, and marketing coach, Meredith Liepelt, made me aware that March commemorates many things, including Frozen Food Month. I don’t know about you, but since I live in the Midwest, by March I am […]

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Why You Need to Schedule “Career “Dates” for Job Advancement

Women are great at scheduling and planning “stuff.” Stuff for our kids, for our family, for our employees.  We make time, come hell or high water, for our hair appointments, nails, and of course wine “dates” with girl friends. But, and there is a big “but” (and […]

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Lights! Camera! Get Attention… Video for Your (Personal or Business) Brand!

How have you used video to enhance your personal or business brand? I asked Angela Horne of MediaScript, LLC to contribute to this month’s post because Angela’s company has the unique advantage of having been on the cutting edge of the use of visual images in technology […]

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‘Femfidence’ and the Rule of Three!

Along my career path I discovered that I do have a love of fashion and wisely choose to invest in a few quality pieces of clothing in my wardrobe each year.  About four years ago I fell in love with CAbi – the best kept fashion secret […]

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An Entrepreneurial Mindset: The Only “Job Security” You’ll Ever Find

Throughout this year we will feature a series of guest bloggers from a variety of industries and backgrounds.  Some work for companies, some are business owners, like this month’s guest blogger, Laura Sammons.   Laura’s advice is spot-on whether you own a business, you are thinking of starting […]

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Diversity “Deep Dive:” Integrity. Courage. Contribution.

Are you willing to Dive Deeper into Diversity in 2015? In the third installment of our guest blog, we love the topic that René Delane, owner of Women Who Dare™, addresses:  Diversity. “Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other’s eyes […]

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