Bridging Courage

Posted by on Nov 16, 2015 | 2 Comments

When I was growing up we lived about 10 miles out town (I was a country mouse) and I rode my bike everywhere.  I thought nothing of pedaling the 7 miles each way to my best friend’s house to hang out, when her family moved closer to town.  I did what a kid had to do […]

Corralling Your Bravery

Posted by on Sep 16, 2014 | No Comments

When I was eight years old, going into the 4th Grade, my family moved into my parents’ dream home.  Perched on the top of a large hill, overlooking the valley, with Montana’s Mission Mountains as the backdrop, you would think we had purchased a piece of paradise.  My Dad, having grown up in Texas, had […]

What Is Your Definition of “Brave”?

Posted by on Jul 3, 2014 | No Comments

When I started OnStage Leadership in Dallas in 2009, I hardly knew anyone there.  We had moved to Dallas two years before and I hadn’t really “plugged in”.  At the time I had been traveling a lot for work, so other than spending time with our wonderful neighbors, I felt pretty isolated.  2009 was a watershed year […]

The Purpose of Life

Posted by on Apr 28, 2014 | No Comments

“To see the world, things dangerous to come to, to see behind walls, draw closer, to find each other, and to feel. That is the purpose of life.” Last night my little family of three sat down together to watch the new release of The Secret Life of Walter Mitty and, while it was met […]

Coralling Bravery

Posted by on Oct 30, 2013 | 2 Comments

When I was eight years old, going into the 4th Grade, my family moved into my parents’ dream home.  Perched on the top of a large hill, overlooking the valley, with Montana’s Mission Mountains as the backdrop, you would think we had purchased a piece of paradise.  My Dad, having grown up in Texas, had […]

The Courage to Lead

Posted by on Aug 5, 2010 | 3 Comments

  I’ve lost track of the number of conversations I’ve had recently around the tough business environment we’re all facing. Companies are having to do more with less; small businesses are suffering; entrepreneurs are casting off dreams; government and education are cutting programs; non-profits have lost their funding; and the number of extraordinarily talented individuals […]