So here we are—at the doorstep of the holiday season. We are still in a pandemic, yet Thanksgiving will happen tomorrow, regardless. There are only
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In two days, we will be celebrating Thanksgiving here in the U.S. I love this holiday because it encompasses everyone. It’s sole purpose is to g
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On Friday morning, Doug and I took our two dogs, and our daughter’s new puppy, for a walk. That sounds like it’s an average day for most p
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“Urgent things shout. Important things whisper. Listen to the whispers.” Ken Groen With Thanksgiving around the corner, this quote speaks
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I called my son at college the other day and the call went immediately to voice mail. I quickly received a text that read: “I’m in class,
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The other day, my husband took our sweet, 10-year old Sophie to the vet for her annual check-up. We found out that Sophie had gained 11 lbs. since her
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“Hope springs eternal in the human breast.” So said Alexander Pope, whose words from An Essay On Man are still as profound as they are poe
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I was listening to a podcast over the weekend and Seth Godin was the guest. He purported that being a leader is a volunteer job and so is following. I
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“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conqu
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I read an article the other day that contained a few very interesting statistics about marathons. Apparently the LEAST number of people quit a maratho
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Last night someone asked me what I thought was the most important characteristic of a great leader, and without hesitation or even deep reflection, I
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About 7 years ago, a few of my dear friends decided to create a book club around a book I was reading at the time. Everyone purchased their own copy o
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I can’t speak for where you were this weekend, but if you were in NJ, it was about as glorious a weekend as one can have in November! Doug and I
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“If you get tired, learn to rest, not to quit.” ~ Banksy 2020 has been a lot, to say the least. We’ve been tucked away since late Fe
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Do you like to read books? Me, too. I tend to focus a lot on chapters; I hate stopping in the middle of a chapter if I can avoid it. When I finish a c
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Tonight, I will host another meeting with my Emerging Leaders participants. Our topic for this evening is “Failing Forward.” Failing is an
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What is integrity? It’s defined as: a firm adherence to moral and ethical principles; soundness of moral character; honesty. It’s Latin ro
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Over the weekend, my brother-in-law, Dave, sent me some quotes. They aren’t quotes from people I would usually quote like Plato or Ghandi or Ein
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