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Do You Appreciate the Greatness in Others?

Posted by on Sep 26, 2016 | No Comments
Do You Appreciate the Greatness in Others?

It’s almost comical. I had written to applaud my amazing experience at Alvin and Friends last weekend, and he had commented to thank me for my piece, and in doing so we both prospered. I find this to be true time and time again. Some of my greatest relationships – both business and personal – have flourished […]

The Epitome of an Authentic Leader

Posted by on Sep 19, 2016 | 3 Comments
The Epitome of an Authentic Leader

What kind of leadership makes for good business?

No Commitment, No Trust, No Results (Are You “That Guy”?)

Posted by on Sep 12, 2016 | No Comments
No Commitment, No Trust, No Results (Are You “That Guy”?)

I have a friend and colleague who always asks to get together. Great guy. Fun. Interesting. It’s always enjoyable to see him. We eagerly schedule something. Without fail, he either cancels or has to reschedule. He routinely schedules other things during the time we’ve planned to meet. It could be that he’s just disorganized. It […]

In the Company of Friends, the Key to Business Success

Posted by on Sep 6, 2016 | One Comment
In the Company of Friends, the Key to Business Success

I attribute a great deal of my business success to the fact that I started my company in Dallas. In Dallas I have always been in the company of friends, where the lines between business and friendship are blurred. I’ve lived in places where you don’t talk business with your friends; it’s taboo. It’s hard to start a […]

A Mountain of Motivation

Posted by on Aug 29, 2016 | No Comments
A Mountain of Motivation

We hiked to Hidden Lake today, at the top of Glacier National Park’s Going-to-the-Sun Road, and discovered heaven. I couldn’t help but think what a study in intrinsic motivation it was (look, if I’m going to be blogging while on vacation, I will find an insight ’round every bend!).  To propel ourselves, eleven-year-old in tow, up […]

What’s Your Annoying Habit?

Posted by on Aug 22, 2016 | 2 Comments
What’s Your Annoying Habit?

I talk too loud.  Some might call it an annoying habit.  It’s been that thing I do that I wish I didn’t do for as long as I can remember.  From the time I started putting words together my mother would tell me, “Kimberly, modulate your voice.”  I think I am probably the only person […]

Building a Brave Community

Posted by on Aug 1, 2016 | No Comments
Building a Brave Community

The one unifying characteristic of everyone who commits to showing up as their best, most authentic, and powerful self, is their bravery.

Challenging Perception

Posted by on Jul 25, 2016 | No Comments
Challenging Perception

It’s amazing what you notice when you begin challenging perception.  I’m a ritual junkie.  When I do my daily walk I take the same route, at the same time, on the same side of the street every day.  It helps me think.  It soothes me, like a salve; makes me a much nicer person.  My husband […]

Life Happens – Expectations, Forgiveness and Humanity

Posted by on Jul 18, 2016 | 2 Comments
Life Happens – Expectations, Forgiveness and Humanity

Last week I received an email from a potential business colleague profusely apologizing for having to reschedule our call.  Her child was sick, her normal sitter out of town, and she was home beating herself up for not being available. A few days later, there was a time-zone snafu with another call I had scheduled, and the […]

Leaders, Do They Want to Follow You?

Posted by on Jul 11, 2016 | 2 Comments
Leaders, Do They Want to Follow You?

After spending a significant amount of time in both the theatre-world and the corporate-world, the thing that continues to strike me as odd is how much the two worlds are alike. Old Billy Shakespeare said a long time ago, “All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players.” He nailed it. […]