A Freshly Minted Holiday

Posted by on Dec 20, 2016 | No Comments
A Freshly Minted Holiday

One favorite acting-term, from my theatre-days of yore, is “fresh minting”.  The term “fresh minting” means experiencing something you’ve done or said before, as if it’s the very first time. “Fresh minting” means experiencing something you’ve done or said before, as if it’s the very first time. Every year as we trim our tree, and […]

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 […]

Getting Present

Posted by on Dec 20, 2013 | 4 Comments

Today is the last day before my kiddo is home for holiday break.   My husband’s office is closed next week, so I get him home too.   And while I suspect I could squeeze in a few hours to blog each day, I’m going to put my writing on “pause” for a few days. […]

What’s In It for Them?

Posted by on Feb 23, 2011 | 7 Comments

If you’ve been in the professional world, corporate or otherwise, for any length of time, you’ve heard about the importance of communicating benefits.  You may have taken a class in it – or maybe even taught the class, for that matter.  Communicating Benefits is one of those basic block and tackling skills that rarely get […]

A Freshly Minted Holiday

Posted by on Dec 15, 2010 | 7 Comments

One favorite acting-term, from my theatre-days, that I still like to apply in my life is called “fresh minting”.  The term “fresh minting” means experiencing something you’ve done or said before as if it’s the very first time. Last weekend, as Perry Como’s rich baritone voice filled our rental car with The Little Drummer Boy […]