Be the Woman

Be the Woman

So, if you’re like me and all women everywhere….you’ve received a dozen messages today asking you to donate to some cause for women. I actually wrote this special report last night, honest. I know you just heard from me yesterday, but just like most...
What the Duck?

What the Duck?

I’m watching big snowflakes fall as I write this, wondering what else will fall–or hit the fan–when I make this confession. Four weeks into the new year I am finding words dancing on my tongue that are not standard issue in the workplace… or in the...
The power of team

The power of team

Have you ever played on a team? My daughter is on the state championship volleyball team in Colorado. She didn’t actually play with the varsity girls in the championship, but when they held the assembly, all the players on the team stood up… because it takes the...
A Great Leader is like a Fine Wine

A Great Leader is like a Fine Wine

This is not just a metaphor. There are some noteworthy similarities between the challenges of the winemaker and the leadership development experience. I’ve gleaned this amazing knowledge from my copy of The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Wine. Take a look. To...