On the Cutting Edge of Change

Feeding the Wolf of Wall Street

I just watched an hour interview with Jordan Belfast. It was like watching a short Tony Robbins do his thing. Although Jordan had time in jail to think about his behavior and Tony has stayed on the straight and narrow, what they said was just about the same. It was NLP in a motivational package... read more →

Leadership and freedom

This is the 40th anniversary of “Free to Be You and Me”, an amazing group of songs to help children see the possibilities of life without gender restrictions and fear. They are as fresh and real today as ever. The songs are about self-empowerment, being understanding and loving. Every child, in every culture could benefit.. read more →

PINK is for GUTSY GIRLS

Picture this scene: a four year old brother and a six year old sister are fighting over television rights. She wants “Word Girl”, the GUTSY gal heroine who fights all the bad in the world with her extensive vocabulary; or something like that. He wants “The Transformers” and “Super Heroes” who fight all the bad.. read more →

OUT OF THE LOOP

The internet is a buzz with Oscar talk and I can only say “uh huh” and “oh my”. You see, I missed the Oscars last night. Now as a leadership development coach I love to keep up with all the latest that is going on. After all, knowing who wore what and who said what.. read more →

Honoring ADELE: How Do You Weigh a Voice?

Today’s forecast: the skinny celebrity image is changing. Tomorrow’s forecast: healthy, real people in healthy, real bodies are the new trend. Maybe, just maybe, there is a new superhero that will give little girls and young women the hope of health, inside and out; the image of positive power, personal and professional. Watching the Grammy.. read more →

Workplace Conflict, Madonna, and the “Digitus Impudictus”

Most workplace conflict is contained in a room, or maybe behind closed doors. Not so on Super Sunday when Madonna starred in her half time show ending with a vision of “world peace”. A gazillion people watched. So, what was with someone hired to come over from the UK to dance and sing who simply.. read more →

Better than the Super Bowl

We finished the GUTSY WOMEN WEEKEND early enough for everyone to get to their Super Bowl parties with plenty of time. The gals could then take what they learned about male and female brain differences right into real life. Perfect place to observe!   Who made sure the dip and chip trays were full? Who.. read more →

Leadership Development: Money and Success

Tickets to the theater production of “How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying” are very expensive. When I asked why this retread of a play was so costly, I was told it was because Daniel Radcliffe of Harry Potter fame was one of the lead characters. I began to look at what constitutes success... read more →