Blog-Diggity

Human-Centered Leadership in London

25 Global Leadership Scholars from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville + Human-Centered Design + A Challenge + Leadership Skills + London = Amazing ideas and innovations.   The challenge--How might we delight London tourists?  24 interviews with tourists from 17 countries and they had gathered the insights to create some truly innovative products, services, and experiences … Continue reading Human-Centered Leadership in London

Old Spitalfields Treasures

Every Thursday (when I am in London) you will find me at Old Spitalfields Market bargaining for baubles and bits, immersing myself in all things antique, searching for the peculiar, visiting with the "old guys" and the eccentric stall operators, and adding to my ever-growing collection of sterling silver.  If you are ever in London, … Continue reading Old Spitalfields Treasures

Early London Mornings at Eve’s

Without a doubt, Eve's Cafe on Great Russell Street is my favorite way to start a day in London.  Eve's is small, delicious, and almost southern in it's warmth and charm.  One of the owners, Manny, is bear of a man. He gives the best hugs and is always happy to see me.  I feel … Continue reading Early London Mornings at Eve’s

Be a People Gardener

Gardeners are grounded, down-to-earth, nurturers. They are giddy for the opportunity to play in the dirt and are delighted at the bounty that nature offers. The tiniest bloom may be a huge accomplishment and they celebrate each one! 🌱🌿🌳 Gardeners nurture—pruning away the dead and broken to allow their subjects to grow stronger and reach … Continue reading Be a People Gardener

Give it your all

Watching my 100-pound chocolate lab, Bear, play in the lake this weekend inspired me to strive to be more like him. Bear is a role model for life. Well, maybe he eats a little too much and maybe he has been known to destroy a gutter or two, but don't we all have things in … Continue reading Give it your all