Are You Powerful or Just Jerky?

Posted by on Oct 27, 2014 | 3 Comments

Have you ever done something that, immediately following, you get that icky “that-wasn’t-my-best-me” feeling?  I recently I got it, and I’m still questioning what I shoulda/coulda done differently. We’ve been in NY for about a couple of years now but I still feel like I’m learning the ropes.  Things happen fast here.  You need to […]

How Can You Think Creatively to Make an Impact?

Posted by on Jul 1, 2014 | No Comments

What seems like a lifetime ago, in the summer of 2001, I got one of those crazy ideas. For those of you who know me, you know that this is not terribly unusual. I was in Seattle, running my corporate events company, Impression Events, and I found this breathtaking spot at the foot of Mt. […]

How Does Your Attention Matter?

Posted by on Jun 4, 2014 | One Comment

It was a beautiful thing.  She brought such complete attention, that in her presence I could see his confidence expand.  He stood taller.  He played with more passion.  It was as if she had the power to light him up from within. My friend Alise is visiting from Dallas this week.  I’ve been like an […]

Redefining Power

Posted by on Apr 22, 2014 | No Comments

I heard the most horrible leadership story the other day and, quite frankly, it made me very sad.  As a subject matter expert, a friend of mine was invited to lead a session for a Fortune 500 Company.  It was a large group so they divided it into two – with a group of 30 […]

The Responsibility of Leadership

Posted by on Apr 8, 2014 | 2 Comments

An article on the Nine CEO’s With the Worst Reputations is making the rounds this morning on Yahoo!  Now, to be honest, I don’t know how solid this data really is, as it was comprised from mining employee reviews on Glassdoor (and you and I both know that, notoriously, people only review things when they’re […]