On the Cutting Edge of Change

Leaders who Tell Stories Win

I just finished weekend learning about the art of storytelling from a master. Look, I always pride myself on being a great storyteller. After all, the pattern of drama queen (or king) transforms into an excellent storyteller. And believe me I grew up doing drama.. read more →

Lack of Leadership: Government Shutdown and Fear of Snakes

  Is anyone out there feeling secure in this country? Is anyone thinking that we have leaders in business and government who are doing the right thing? Is anyone wondering if our way of life will survive much more of the ego bickering and.. read more →

Leadership and Radical Sabbaticals

Imagine sitting on the edge of a lake with your feet dangling in the water.  It is sunset and the sky is filled with pink fluffy clouds.  It is quiet. You are alone after a week of conversations and conflicts.. read more →

Leadership and The Media

I had a fun experience last week being interviewed by Kathie Lee and Hoda on The Today Show .  It was a wonderful – and in some ways eye-opening – time. Why eye opening? The big question is “how much information can.. read more →

Leadership and Intermission

I had taken a hiatus from blogging to write another book.  Now that 101 Leadership Quotes: Bumper Stickers for the Brain is getting formatted, I can return to this fun way to feed my passion for writing! So many people ask me.. read more →

Leadership and Roulette

Do you ever feel stuck in a rut?  Are you frustrated and bored that every day has the feel of every other day? Are you bummed that summer vacation is another short trip to a local beach for the same.. read more →

Leadership and the Wrong Compass

We all like to be liked, right?  Or is it only women in business who like to be liked while men don’t care?  Most of the research to date shows that being liked is what women strive for. We have.. read more →

Leadership and joy

The holiday season is laden with words like, happy, merry, wonderful, and on and on. I was thinking about the word JOY and how it manifests in our lives. What does it mean when someone brings you joy? How does.. read more →

5 Ways to have a perfect Christmas every day of the year

You know the songs;” it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas” and you feel that warm, fun feeling spread through your body, even though it is a rainy day in December. Or maybe “Frosty the Snowman” runs through your.. 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.. read more →