Finding Your Calling – A Pivot Point

Hi there. Many of you know that I recently made a pivot in my career and started teaching Marketing at Loyola University's  School of Business.  I'm here to tell you... I. Love. It.  It is one of the most gratifying things I've ever done.  When I walked into the classroom for the first time, and … Continue reading Finding Your Calling – A Pivot Point

What’s Your Personal Elevator Pitch?

As an entrepreneur, I have often had to craft an Elevator Pitch.  That 30 second to 1 minute pitch to tell a potential investor or customer about my business or product if I met them on an elevator to engage them enough to want to work with me, consider investing with me, buy my … Continue reading What’s Your Personal Elevator Pitch?

The Power of Letting Go

  As the seasons are changing, we can learn something from tall, strong trees.  They shed their leaves in the Fall, they let them go.  And yet, the trees continue to grow.  Season after season. And we can learn from the exercise we probably did as kids, the monkey bars.  Swinging from one to the … Continue reading The Power of Letting Go

Build Your Muscles – Relax Your Mind

There's a lot of information circulating about meditating these days.  Many people swear by it.  I must admit, I was a skeptic.  You all know I believe in getting to the gym.  Here's one of my favorite clips from Pinterest about hitting it:   Well, as many of you know it's also been a challenging … Continue reading Build Your Muscles – Relax Your Mind

Have you ever given YOURSELF a card?

I'm a big card person.  Love them!  I scan the card aisles looking for gems to send later for birthdays, anniversaries, Christmas, sympathies, friendships or...just because.  I recently came across a beautiful card in my stash and thought of who to send it to, and thought, why not keep it for myself?  Why not send … Continue reading Have you ever given YOURSELF a card?

Pivot Points – Knowing When to Make the Turn

    I love this mug I got from the former "O" store in Chicago.  I love drinking coffee from it and thinking about my "what's next".  Life's journey certainly hasn't been a straight line.  People look at me and think, "She's got it made.  What a success!" If they only knew. This Harvard MBA … Continue reading Pivot Points – Knowing When to Make the Turn

The Benefits of Vitamin D – Get Outside!!

Yikes!!! It's the middle of August already.  Where has the summer gone?? You know I have been and will STAY on my soapbox about getting in exercise.  30 minutes of something 5 days a week.  Well, here in Chicago, we gotta make hay while the sun shines, because before you know it, Mother Nature will … Continue reading The Benefits of Vitamin D – Get Outside!!