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Judy Guido: “I Will Live Through This”

Judy GuidoIt’s hard to imagine a person left for dead in a street of Los Angeles would be talking about hope.  Judy Guido’s story is […]

By |October 17th, 2018|Grit|0 Comments

What’s #1 in Choosing a Job

I think back to my early summer trip to Australia, with friends Carole and Dee. One morning the two decided to kayak. I declined, wanting a little time one-on-one with Lizard island. […]

By |August 20th, 2018|Business and Finance, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Writing with Pencils

Whenever I travel I bring along five or six pencils. Pencils are what I write with now, ever since my first book. I hate the mess of crossing thru things written in ink, some […]

By |May 21st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Two Leaders, Called By Other Names

Recently some friends and I traveled to Nashville, to hear from Thistle Farms founder Becca Stevens.  Becca began a program 20 years ago to help women victims of sex trafficking, and it’s been remarkably […]

By |April 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

One Outrageous Woman

I’m so lucky to talk to inspiring people in the writing I do. Here’s the story of a woman I spoke with this week.

On 9/11, Maureen […]

By |December 18th, 2017|Advocacy for women|0 Comments

Running the Distance

It’s autumn, which means it’s time for the New York Marathon again. I always smile when the promotion hits for this race because I ran it a few years back, and it taught me […]

By |October 25th, 2017|Career development, Uncategorized|0 Comments

One Single Person

Every morning, at 6am, a waterski boat comes into view. I’ve got coffee, the afghan over me, and I’m watching the morning unfold from my front window on Williams Lake. Moments later, a […]

By |August 11th, 2017|Role-playing|0 Comments

Some Things Never Change

I’ve been thinking a lot about robots lately.

I’ve never been into science, it wasn’t exactly a subject I excelled in at school. But as I begin my next book, I want to understand what […]

By |March 19th, 2017|Business and Finance|0 Comments

3 Predictions from Women Leaders for 2017

Over last year’s holiday season, I visited Mary Ellen Brewington, a friend of mine, who along with her brother, runs a large beverage distribution company called Cherokee Distributing. As I was leaving, she walked […]

By |January 31st, 2017|Leadership|0 Comments

A Holiday of Hope

A Holiday of Hope

I find myself still staying away from election news, since I can’t understand any of it.  But I was forced to take my head out of the sand.  I […]

By |December 9th, 2016|Career development|0 Comments