I’ll never forget the day that my leadership coach made my cohort of young professionals practice the art and science of giving and receiving feedback. This was a few years back, when I was c-level executive at Polymer Solutions. We […]
When you are facing those challenges it is time to pause, look into your proverbial crystal ball, and consider what story you will someday tell. Then, it is up to you to make that story a reality!
I’m an unapologetic bookworm and a word geek. When I write I consider it painting with words. I genuinely delight in thinking about (and over thinking about) the meaning, implication and impact of words. For me, writing is very much […]
Working from home while simultaneously mothering is simply not easy. There is no denying it is full of competing priorities, a constant pull between roles and moments of exponential frustration. As I worked from home over the last few months […]
Is the glass half full or half empty? Is it a challenge or an opportunity? Much of life’s circumstances are defined by how we frame them and what we allow ourselves to see! In this excerpt, from a recent webinar […]
Your personal brand will show up to the workplace but also has a life outside of it. Your brand is who you are known to be and how others experience you.
Is it too late to be a talk show host? I’m asking for a friend. Okay… I am that friend! In all seriousness, I recently had the opportunity to conduct a series of interview-based videos for my job. The goal […]
When do we stop believing in the beauty of our dreams? What was your big idea that slowly slipped away? It is time to dream again!
My laptop has been with me through a lot of distinct roles, across my varied career. My stickers are silent storytellers about the meaningful journey I have experienced.
When you are at your very best, maximizing on the ways you have been uniquely gifted, you will shine.
I was recently hanging out over Zoom with two friends I really enjoy and deeply respect. As we talked about everything and nothing, genuinely appreciating our time together, we naturally drifted to discussions of our kiddos and parenting challenges. Specifically, […]
So much is out of our control these days but we do have control of how we show up and engage with others. Let’s reach past what we do and take time to explore who we really are.
Being stubborn is often seen as a negative quality. Let’s rethink it as a demonstration of perseverance, the will to go on and dedication.
Thanks to my Facebook time hop I was notified that three years ago today I was on the stage at TEDx VCU, fulfilling a dream to deliver such a talk. It was incredibly surreal to see that memory pop up […]