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Leadership Lessons from Marathon Training


The race is not always to the swift, but to those who keep on running.              Recently, I started training for a marathon, my first marathon.  To put this in context, I’m not exactly a runner.  I am an athlete.  I play sports and have dabbled in some 10k’s and mid range triathlons, but never a […]

Recharging Your Leadership through Self Care


Sometimes the most urgent thing you can possibly do is take a complete rest” ~ Ashleigh Brilliant, English Author and Cartoonist It is the end of your day and you have been busy on your cell phone, planning meetings, coordinating with clients,  co workers, family and friends.  It has been a full and productive day […]

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Conference: Say it out Loud

Thank you for attending my workshop and to all who participated, shared their stories, asked questions.  You all helped to create the workshop experience.  Below, is a link to my notes that I used during my presentation as well as some information on resources for the topic. Enjoy! Go to Pat Griffin’s blog directly for […]

Self Worth vs. Net Worth

“Nobody can make you feel inferior, without your permission.” Eleanor Roosevelt I was recently working with a leader who was debating taking a new job. He was disappointed in the offered salary compared to his previous salary with a different organization, an issue that so many leaders are facing these days as the economy and […]

Leadership and Recognition

“Recognition is the one resource that you can always provide, regardless of the economy, the budget, the weather, or the stock market.” Larysa Slobodian Recently I attended a marvelous event. It was a dinner to celebrate the welcoming of associates into the partnership of a business. To put this into context, this achievement was a […]