We went to satisfy nostalgic curiosity. Having grown up in the 80’s, even though we were raised on opposite ends of the country, my husband and I share memories of big hair, Van Halen, and the Lake Placid Olympics. So when we found ourselves in upstate NY a few years ago, we seized the […]
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 in […]
In a world with so much stimulus and in our businesses that require we pay attention to so many different things, the ability to focus the attention for those we lead is critical. They cannot read our minds. They need to know what we want them to see in order to see it.
She stood up there, poised and professional. Her impressive background, the ivy league schools and a fancy title with a Fortune 500, seemed to go with the expensive pantsuit she was wearing – like Garanimals, everything matched (did I just date myself?). Her presentation was articulate and well constructed – very controlled – with just […]
We work so hard to get it right. We agonize over our PowerPoint slides. We ensure that our data is rock-solid. We polish our pitch. Some of us are even lucky enough to have an entire communications team tirelessly crafting our messaging to hit every point and refute every argument, collectively aiming for perfection. Yet… […]
There are people who show up in our lives and change us for the better. We often don’t realize it when it’s happening, and we sometimes don’t appreciate it when we do. They shape who we are and who we will become. They don’t mean to have such a big impact – they’re just doing […]