#53 the most unusual Christmas

You might have heard in this week's podcast that I'll forever remember Christmas 2019, the last Christmas of a decade, as the year we lost two children to adulthood. Don't get me wrong. This is what we are trained to do! The whole purpose of our lives as parents is to...

Abundant Life is Yours Now

Last year I wrote about being single, driving around at night near the holidays, peering into every home with the lights on and wondering what life was like at that dinner table. I dreamed that mothers were helping daughters figure out life and fathers were telling...

Chapter 15

Breed is the term used to describe wines that achieve classical proportions. The quality is usually elusive to describe, but you’ll know it the moment you experience it. When I arrived the next morning, I walked straight to the Managing Director office. Brenda met me...
#53 the most unusual Christmas

#53 the most unusual Christmas

You might have heard in this week's podcast that I'll forever remember Christmas 2019, the last Christmas of a decade, as the year we lost two children to adulthood. Don't get me wrong. This is what we are trained to do! The whole purpose of our lives as parents is to...

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Abundant Life is Yours Now

Abundant Life is Yours Now

Last year I wrote about being single, driving around at night near the holidays, peering into every home with the lights on and wondering what life was like at that dinner table. I dreamed that mothers were helping daughters figure out life and fathers were telling...

read more
Chapter 13

Chapter 13

Racking is a method in wine production of moving wine from one barrel to another using gravity rather than a pump, which can be disruptive to a wine. … Wines with certain flavors may receive a heavy centrifuging, which will strip them of all character, but salvage an...

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Introducing the book club

Introducing the book club

The first in the Executive Jane 360º series, a modern parable about women, wine and leadership, Petite Syrah tells one woman’s story, and in a way tells every woman’s story. Nora Jones kicked a hole in the glass ceiling only to sit bleeding in the aftermath until a...

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Elegance

Elegance

This is the final article in the series on lessons from the vine. You can review the whole series at https://360lifestrategies.com/blog/ and unleash your inner leader now! What does it mean to lead with finesse? The Idiots Book of Wine says (page 50), "wines with...

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Overcoming complexity in your leadership

Overcoming complexity in your leadership

This is the third article in this month's series on lessons from the vine. What kind of vines do you have block the doors to your life and career? Don't you love using the words idiot and complexity in the same line? The things that make life complex are the times...

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a thousand words

They say a picture is worth a thousand words but  there are so many good words in the world. If you like my blog, you will like my inspiration. Check out my Book Club.