Blog 2018-07-06T18:19:02+00:00

Get Ignited: Monica Black Robinson

April 25th, 2023|Tags: , , , , , , , |

I love the Dos Equis “Most Interesting Man in the World” campaign. The ads always end with the tagline, “Stay thirsty, my friend.” That’s something Monica Black Robinson understands. Her thirst for life is why she is one of the most interesting women [...]

Get Ignited: Bobby Lucy

April 25th, 2023|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

One of the things that inspires me the most is someone who carves their own path to success. Finding success in traditional careers has its own challenges, but finding success on a non-traditional path takes unique inspiration: a willingness to take risks; a [...]

Get Ignited: Gayle Rose

April 24th, 2023|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Twenty years ago, Gayle Rose was a high-flying advertising executive—literally! Her marketing career had her circling the globe, and it was one of those international stops—Torino, Italy—that changed the way she saw everything. She fell in love with Italian culture: the fresh food, [...]

Remembering the Legendary Herb Kelleker

January 4th, 2019|

Today we are taking a moment to remember Herb Kelleher, the legendary co-founder of Southwest Airlines, who passed away yesterday. Kelleher practically invented low-fare air travel and revolutionized the airline industry. According to legendary Texas businessman T. Boone Pickens "Herb Kelleher is arguably the [...]

The Honest Truth: Critical Information

October 11th, 2018|

In our third edition of "The Honest Truth" in Town & Style magazine, we explore critical feedback. Emmy-award winning journalist Jill Farmer and I take on questions about harsh self-criticism and workplace critiques. We even mention one of my favorite tools created by Dr. Kathryn Cramer: [...]

The Honest Truth: Gratitude and Goals

September 28th, 2018|

The second edition of our new column in Town & Style magazine. I collaborated again with the brilliant Jill Farmer, a once Emmy-award winning journalist and now a sought-after speaker and coach, to address the subject of gratitude. In one case, we consider the importance of taking the time to [...]

Women belong in the House, the Senate and the C-Suite

July 30th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Revlon appointed Debra Perelman as its first female CEO in the company’s history on May 23, 2018. Perelman, the daughter of majority owner Ronald Perelman, worked for Revlon for 20 years before she was offered the CEO position. Even in an industry that [...]

The Honest Truth

July 8th, 2018|

Our new column in Town & Style magazine. What fun it is to collaborate with the brilliant Jill Farmer — once an Emmy-award winning journalist and now a sought-after speaker and coach. In this column we address what's in a name. In one case, we consider how to respond when [...]

How 3 Seconds Changed Everything

July 3rd, 2018|

What’s the dream you never thought you could fulfill? Often, we surrender our dreams to “I can’t” or “I wish.” This mindset lives beneath the surface and perhaps hinders us more than we realize. We accept the idea of impossibility rather than pursue our wildest [...]

Dazzle Audiences with Substance, Sizzle & Soul

June 22nd, 2018|

Wanna up your sizzle factor? Speaking with substance, sizzle & soul is the key to making a successful presentation—according to Dr. Kathy Cramer. Most people focus on substance and forget all about sizzle & soul. Substance or content is a necessary but not sufficient [...]

From Womb to Salon

June 22nd, 2018|

As I started working for Beth this summer I was really excited because she is a amazing woman that I have looked up to in my life, as a role model, a successful business woman and mother to two young girls. I have [...]

Choose Your Friends Wisely

June 21st, 2018|

Growing up, we dismissed parental warnings about the danger of new and edgy friends. Today we have Tim Ferriss, author of The Four Hour Work Week, reminding us again of this truism. As a young man, he recalls learning the lesson, "You are the average of the [...]

An Avocado Moment

August 3rd, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

You might feel a little twinge when you see your two friends at work heading off to happy hour without you. You could feel a sting when someone criticizes your efforts and fails to acknowledge that you worked all weekend. But should you say anything?

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