The World Needs You and Your Brilliance

To Be a Whole Leader, You Need to Bring Your Whole Self

My husband Jim and I philosophize about life quite often. We get into hours and hours of conversation around topics that I never quite prepare to discuss. I deeply appreciate his wisdom and leadership and find his truths as insightful as if I was sitting at the top of a mountain listening to him as…

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Do You Understand How to Put Your Vulnerability in Action?

I opened my email this morning and the subject line caught my attention. While I didn’t have space in my calendar to watch this video, I found myself clicking on the link, entranced by the story.  So, here I was eating my Good Fat Bar (https://www.goodfat.bar/) at my desk with tears rolling down my face,…

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Blind Spots and How Having Your Own Super Hero Can Help

Even the most driven and success-minded leaders have blind spots. The good news is there’s often a cure for any given ailment. In my business, I’ve found it comes in the form of people who have x-ray vision – the ability to see beyond what is visible. One of my favorite cartoons growing up was “Super…

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Fear or Faith – What is Your Mindset Feeding?

The Roadmap to Stratospheric Success allows you to get what you want without having to change who you are. As you embark on your journey, the 7 Pillars of Influential Leadership™ enable you to create a strong foundation. You also need healthy internal movements to strengthen your external structure. This will result in you having…

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Why Asking Great Questions is Key to an Effective Plan

“Someone’s sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.” — Warren Buffet The 1st pillar in my 7 Pillars of Leadership is: Great leaders – or leaders worth following – start with a written plan. To create an effective plan, they understand the importance of asking great questions and making asks…

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Why Being a Vulnerable Leader is a Good Thing

When I first started to write my newsletter, I avoided writing anything that was vulnerable. While I wrote about my personal experiences, in my head I made up a story that people wouldn’t see me as successful if I was transparent.  And, if they didn’t see me as successful, they wouldn’t like me let alone…

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Are You Tired of Going it Alone?

I fell in love with Sandra Day O’Connor in 1991 when she was appointed to the Supreme Court by then President Ronald Reagan. As the 1st woman to serve on the court, I felt somehow secretly connected to her. Over the years, I watched how the media criticized her every move in ways that were different…

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