March 7, 2019

The United Nations (UN) began celebrating International Women’s Day on March 8, 1975. Nationally, we have come a long way in the past 40 years, but we have further to go when it comes to gender balance globally. Given its commitment to global cooperation and human righ...

October 17, 2016

As noted on Wikipedia "When life gives you lemons, make lemonade."-a proverbial phrase used frequently that can encourage optimism and a positive view in the face of negativity or adversity. It states lemons suggest sourness or challenges in life, while lemonade is  sw...

September 16, 2016

"Alone we can do so little. Together we can do some much." Helen Keller

I have found over the years that when I try to do things...personal or professional completely on my own it can work out...but not always. I will not say that including others guarantees a positive...

August 8, 2016

Yes...yes you do!

A resume is still the most utilized tool today regarding obtaining interviews for open positions regardless of your professional level. A resume does not get you the gets you the opportunity to be considered for the job and having  great one ...

July 25, 2016

I often get asked the question..."Can I find a job in the summer?"

Over the course of my personal career I have had more opportunities arise during the months of May-August then perhaps any other time during the year. While it is not...a breeze...summer can be time when...

June 17, 2016

It has been a rough week in the USA with horrific acts of terrorism and senseless loss of life and tragedy. I have been a bit shocked into silence this week because I just wasn't sure how I felt about a lot and what was worth saying.

I took my young step-son to see the...

 "The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place." - George Bernard Shaw

I read this quote over and over to remind myself how true it is and how I can communicate better as a person, a wife, step-mom, friend, and a leader. 


So many things in our personal and professionallives seem to be black or white.

Everyone has an opinion. Everyone thinks their life is more challenging than others...and in some cases that can actually be many cases it is not and we can be our own worst...


Thoughtful Tuesday...


"Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers, who can cut through argument, debate, and doubt to offer a solution everybody can understand." - General Colin Powell


I have found that throughout my personal and professional life there are tim...



The rules seem simple...but it is not always so easy to follow them! #2 is my favorite!


Having the motivation and confidence consistently is challenging...but I believe...we must strive to incorporate these rules into our daily lives...professionally and personally!



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