“smart ceo’s”

I cannot say enough how spot-on and valuable I think this article to be.      HBR really brings the value in this piece on CEO’s leveraging social media, but in reality, it is about “all” communication and effective change management. Well worth a read, and re-read for every CEO.  

Published March 9th, 2015


Do you feel like you are doing as much as you can to clear your objectives, move your culture forward, produce positive results – you are pouring all of your strength into each day’s work, and yet, don’t feel like you are making progress? Swimming in a strong current is exhausting. Life can be like […]

Published October 13th, 2014

Are we there yet?

One of my greatest areas of weakness is my sense of direction. I realize that is one of those things that women often get labeled with, but, I am truly pulling down the average. In fact, it is probably more accurate to say that I just don’t have any sense of direction at all. It […]

Published September 16th, 2014


When I was a kid, my cousins and I loved to play the game Perfection. I am sure many of you did too. Remember this classic Milton Bradley game? The objective was to place the right pieces into the right spaces on the board within a certain amount of time. If your time ran out […]

Published September 9th, 2014

keeping your job

Do you show up, keep your head down, and do just enough to feel secure in keeping your job? Or, do you only do what will make you more visible to your boss or others? In both of these scenarios, you are negating the genuine value you could be bringing. Do not worry about keeping […]

Published May 22nd, 2014

The truth hurts?

“..speaking the truth in love, we grow up in all things…” Truth is a must-have for building lasting value. It is a key component to trust, integrity, and an indicator that you are able to handle responsibility. Not only does truth influence the quality of success in your workplace, but success in your life. Learn […]

Published May 12th, 2014

Lovers, dreamers, and leaders.

We love you Kermit, but what can a banjo playing frog teach us about leadership and changing the world? Tons. “The lovers, the dreamers, and me…” Lovers, dreamers, and leaders will reach for big visions – the kinds that change peoples’ lives, and make the world a better place. Kermit is the kind of leader […]

Published April 23rd, 2014

CEO’s, will your employees ship off?

According to an article in Relevant magazine yesterday, we aren’t vacationing well. Americans aren’t using their time off much, and when we do, we are still working. What an absolutely fantastic opportunity for an organization to innovate and value the people who work there! CEO’s don’t make the leap to cut the time from your […]

Published April 5th, 2014

know your place

You bring in a consultant, or your boss calls a meeting, and decides to do a unity building exercise asking everyone around the room to share their most embarrassing moment. We’ve all been there. Every time, I think “UGH! Not again.” I understand what they’re going for, but this method is not one that I […]

Published March 18th, 2014


Do you know anyone who truly impresses you? We connect with a variety of people over the course of our lives, and form relationships at varying levels with many of them. But, how many people do you know who truly impress you? I find this to be one of the most important things to be […]

Published August 12th, 2013