As we move rapidly into the New Year, we are all about setting goals, hitting the gym, doing vision boards---important stuff. Heck, I was in the gym yesterday afternoon and had to almost fight the crowds for a favorite machine LOL! That is actually a good thing. In the midst of it, though, I hope … Continue reading The Gratitude of Joy
Hi All! By now, you may know that I think the #Harriet movie is a MUST SEE film. Yes, like many, I've known of Harriet Tubman's incredible heroism in bringing hundreds of slaves out of bondage into Freedom via the Underground Railroad for years. But seeing her story as a young woman when she first … Continue reading Prayer – A Powerful GPS System for Life
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
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 product...you … Continue reading What’s Your Personal Elevator Pitch?
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
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?
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