Expectations, Caring and a Tale of Two Trees

Posted by on Dec 7, 2015 | No Comments

As my husband and I were comparing schedules this morning, trying to figure out when we will get the chance to get the annual Christmas tree, I was reminded of the contrasting experiences we’ve had in the past and how critical it is to deliver on expectations and show that you care. Year-before-last, we put […]

Sustaining Extraordinary Performance

Posted by on Jan 5, 2015 | No Comments

There are moments in time that touch us so deeply that they reinforce the essence of what it means to be human.   Saturday night my husband and I had the privilege of seeing one of the final performances for Once on Broadway and that was how I felt.  It was breathtaking. I sat in the mezzanine […]

How Can You Achieve Results That Matter?

Posted by on Jun 2, 2014 | One Comment

I never thought I’d ever-in-a-million-years hear myself say this, but I loved my doctor’s appointment last Friday.  It’s a weird experience to love something you’ve always dreaded.  It left me feeling a bit confused.  I had always known what to expect and now I don’t.  And I think that’s the one of the greatest gifts […]

A New Kind of Leadership

Posted by on Jan 7, 2014 | 3 Comments

With her head cocked to the side, her eyes fixed on some mysterious spot on the floor, I couldn’t tell if she was annoyed or just indifferent, but it was clear that she was not a happy person at that moment. I will never forget how Julia appeared on that stage, waiting to begin.  She […]

What Do They Expect? Do You Care?

Posted by on Dec 2, 2013 | 2 Comments

Last year we put off buying our Christmas tree until the last minute.  With only two days to spare, before Saint Nick was to hurl himself down our chimney laden with gifts, we made the trek up to northern Westchester County to find our tree.  We had some romantic idea about walking through the snow […]