YES to Women in Leadership!

YES to Women in Leadership!

Many people believe that you are either born a leader or you’re not. I do not believe this! In my many decades of working with clients, I’ve seen people who have learned the mindset and skills that have brought them out of the shadows and into the greatness they were...
Traveling with Cats: Listen to the Noise

Traveling with Cats: Listen to the Noise

Siamese cats have been in my life since I was 17. If you know the breed, you know that they yowl and talk a lot – and regularly.  I adopted my own Siamese when I got to Ft Devens, MA. They traveled with me their entire lives – and never stopped talking. One...
Tale of a Lost Voice

Tale of a Lost Voice

What is a speaker, educator, radio show host, friend, confidante, and/or leader without a voice?  The answer is silent, hidden behind the curtain, marginalized, someone to be pitied and so much more.  I can see it in their eyes as I struggle to push each word out of...
Are You a Reluctant Leader?

Are You a Reluctant Leader?

Much of my work over the years has been with “reluctant leaders.”  Do you know who makes up a large portion of Reluctant Leaders? Women. Women also make up a large number of the great change agents. There’s a reason for the saying, “Behind every great man is a great...
The Power of Water: A Leadership Metaphor

The Power of Water: A Leadership Metaphor

When I am in Maui on vacation, I get mesmerized watching the waves crash on the beach, over and over  – each time an awe-inspiring moment. I watch the waves race toward the beach and gather a head of steam before crashing on the sand. There is such power in that...