STAYING CENTERED

One of my favorite playground games as a child was “tug-of-war.” Tug-of-war (or rope pull) is a game where two opposing teams are given a rope and asked to test their team’s strength by pulling on opposite ends of the rope. The goal of this sport is to get one team to exert their strength … Continue reading STAYING CENTERED

HUMAN CENTERED LEADERSHIP: THE VALUE-ADDED APPROACH

Human Centered Leadership is “inspiring and mobilizing people to tackle tough challenges and do things that matter.” There’s a lot of “leadership soup” out here. Leadership styles, approaches, and philosophies are complex, wide-ranging, and very different. Some leadership styles promote the authority figure being “hands-on” and making all of the decisions, while others, expect them … Continue reading HUMAN CENTERED LEADERSHIP: THE VALUE-ADDED APPROACH

Collecting is for things, Social Media is for ENGAGING

I am a collector by nature... I collect Fire-King Jadite dishes from the 50's, fish-shaped bitter bottles, unofficially I like lady bugs, I have more pairs of shoes than any woman should be allowed to own and have a huge affinity for accessories in general. Collecting is fun, it gives me a goal when I … Continue reading Collecting is for things, Social Media is for ENGAGING

Dogs and Brand Building (yes, I can make a connection)

Anyone who knows me, know that my family lost a longtime furry family member this week. Bogey was the most loyal, loving, trustworthy, wonder dog that has ever been created--and I'm not biased at all.  He was in it for us every single day and we never questioned it.  That got me thinking...(or maybe it's … Continue reading Dogs and Brand Building (yes, I can make a connection)