https://brenebrown.com/blog/2018/06/07/everyone-has-a-story/. A colleague that I have never met sent me this link to Brene’ Brown's post on LinkedIn. Laura (my colleague) reads my blog and noted she appreciated my transparency in sharing about my husband’s death by suicide. Laura was kind to say that she thought of me after reading Brene’ Brown’s post and wanted… Continue reading Everyone Has A Story To Tell
We have all heard about “spring cleaning” – our homes; our yards etc. The process of refreshing one’s home décor; clothes; gardens and getting rid of old things and welcoming new is typical of the change of season from winter to spring. I am challenging myself this year to “spring clean” professionally. I am realigning… Continue reading Spring Cleaning
Spring. A season of new beginnings and living in gratitude. As we enter the season of spring (finally for those of us in New England!) I find myself thinking back over the past two seasons (winter and fall) and understanding more the journey of life I have travelled. Today I am grateful....for so many things:… Continue reading Spring Blog
Creating good habits...so much easier to say than to do, but it certainly depends on one’s definition of good habits. From last week’s blog I would share that for me a priority good habit is being kind to myself. Taking it easy and letting go of angst, anger, and drama. Balancing my time and being… Continue reading #3. Create Good Habits
Being kind is an important way of bringing meaning to our lives and the lives of others. Being kind allows us to communicate better, be more compassionate, and also be a positive force in people's lives. Kindness has its source of truth within each of us. Some people are innately kind and yet it's something… Continue reading #2. Let Kindness Rule
Sounds easy enough right? How many of us overcommit? Say yes to things when we want really want to say no? Feel pressure to join a board? Attend an event? Volunteer? Meet for lunch? Squeeze in one more meeting? One more conference call? Guard your time - what a concept. Time is so precious and… Continue reading #1. Guard Your Time
• You are so brave • You are the strongest person I know • That took courage Comments shared over the past few weeks and certainly stated from a place of love and kindness. Interestingly, I have thought long and hard about these comments and how they make me feel. Should I be happy? Flattered?… Continue reading The Risk (and Reward) of Living a Transparent Authentic Life
Changing my blog post up this morning given my happenings of the day: so I realized this morning (after I was in the office for about 30 minutes) that I had left my cell phone either in my car or at home. I typically would have picked this up quickly as I have usually tried… Continue reading It’s a Monday kind of thing!
I often write about what it means to be a leader and a mentor as a woman – a subject clearly near and dear to my heart. I was recently asked to share about a woman leader, a woman mentor, and the most memorable female leader I worked for. Interestingly enough as I reflected on… Continue reading A Boss, A Leader, A Mentor
Early on in my career, I heard so much about work/life balance and messaging that said “you can have it all.” As a working mom of two young children with a spouse who also had a demanding career – those messages made me do some truly crazy things and drive a very hectic life. We… Continue reading Balancing the World: Juggling Is Not My Sport!