It’s About Being GUTSY Women

The word was first introduced in the 1890s, an iteration of guts which was intended to mean fortitude.    …

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I Believe in Human Kindness

I believe in human kindness. I do. And I try to consciously act in a way that leaves the world…

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Stepping Out of Line

Maria Shriver recently wrote about women she admires who have stepped out of line in one way or another. They…

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Doing Your Situational Best

It’s pretty normal to try to do your best at all times – in work, in relationships, with your children,…

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Rewriting Your Narrative

Much of our lives are spent trying to get to that next level….middle school, high school, college, graduate school, the…

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Bouncing Back from Rejection

re·jec·tion /rəˈjekSH(ə)n/ noun: rejection; plural noun: rejections the dismissing or refusing of a proposal, idea, etc. synonyms:refusal, nonacceptance, declining, turning…

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A Coffee Break of Inspirational Leadership: Being Goodish

A few months ago, I learned a new phrase – being goodish. It didn’t take much reflection to realize that…

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A Coffee Break of Inspirational Leadership: Anticipation

I love the anticipation that comes with the holidays….vacations….time with the kids off school…the new year ahead.   Maybe its…

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A Coffee Break of Inspirational Leadership: #YouAreNotAlone

Dear Evan Hansen recently arrived in San Francisco and wow…just wow. Was fortunate to see it last night with friends…

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A Coffee Break of Inspirational Leadership: Vulnerability

Being vulnerable didn’t come easy for me. I grew up in a world of judgment in ways that often felt…

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