Imagine the World You Are Prepared to Create!

Adapted from The Art of Work: How to Make Work, Work For You! In one of my favorite books, As a Man Thinketh by James Allen, I learned that one of the biggest problems facing humanity is that we ‘simply don’t think’. Most people can talk at length about the things...

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Before You Take That Gig

Today, much conversation and activity surround the idea of ‘gigging’. The truth is, the reality of gigging has existed since mankind. As a child, members of my own family spoke often of part time J.O.B.s, or ‘gigs’. Anyone from a musical family...

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Mobility In The Workforce

Recently while considering the need for, and value of, mobility in the workforce, I asked one of my millennial friends to share her perspective on this subject with me. Because my friend is educated and bright, her thoughtful response did not surprise me. Still, it...

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Are College Degrees Relevant?

Last week, my family and I celebrated three nephews who are all entering NCA&TSU as freshmen. Two are entering the School of Engineering and one will enter the School of Business. As a matter of fact, one is an honor student and so excited that he’s already...

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…to ADD and Conquer

Recently, I participated in a meeting and heard one of the speakers use this terminology “…how to translate problems into design solutions…”. Our meeting continued well into discussions on areas of opportunities and statistics re to the subject...

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5 Lessons in Life From My Husband Bernie

Recently, I asked my husband of near 40 years to share with me the five most important things he has learned about living. In bullet point, here’s what he shared: ‘Understand the basis for my approach to life was influenced by the idea that I did not want...

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My Mother

M is for the million things she gave me. O means only that she’s growing old. T is for the tears she shed to save me. H is for her heart of purest gold. E is for her eyes with love-light shining. R is right, and right she’ll always be. Put them altogether,...

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Seven Keys To Starting A Business Right

More than anything, other than how to achieve work-life balance, I get asked questions about how to start a business. In many ways, these two questions overlap. However, starting a business is often perceived to mean exactly not experiencing work-life balance. There...

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America First

What thoughts … emotions … ideas are provoked in you when you hear “Country First”, Patriotism, Citizenship or “America First”? Are these variations of the same expression, or things apart? Is emotion influenced by whether you are...

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