Will the Real You Please Stand Up?

Tips for Delivering an Authentic Speech In the last thirty days, I had the pleasure of speaking at two corporate conferences. What I realized following these events is that I have truly found my passion and purpose. Years ago, when I started public speaking, I wouldn’t be able to sleep the night before. I would [...]

2017-08-23T15:56:40+00:00 August 23rd, 2017|business, fear, Speaking, work|0 Comments

Technology and the Human Connection – Revisited

Six months ago, I wrote an article about the power of human connection and how technology helps us stay connected. Since then, I have engaged in even more daily conversations about the importance, yet current lack, of human connection. The conversations range from discussions of customer engagement, employee-employer relations, and good old-fashioned personal relationships. Why [...]

2017-05-01T13:34:29+00:00 May 1st, 2017|business, life|0 Comments

My Top 10 Career Tips

The Statistics In September of 2016, The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that: “The median number of years that wage and salary workers had been with their current employer was 4.2 years in January 2016, down from 4.6 years in January 2014.” What this means is that if your working life spans roughly 42 years, you [...]

2017-03-29T15:20:51+00:00 March 29th, 2017|business, work|0 Comments

Better Together – FitKit

Today, I am honored to share the second interview of my monthly series... What it Means to be an Entrepreneur in 2017. I have had the pleasure of getting to know the co-founders of FitKit. The company markets both direct to consumer as well as to businesses across the globe. FitKit offers employers an affordable corporate fitness [...]

2017-03-21T16:17:18+00:00 March 21st, 2017|business, friendship, positive thinking|0 Comments

Speak Now or Forever Hold Your Peace

  I am almost giddy as I prepare for my trip to Chicago for the Saleshacker conference on Wednesday. Speaking at these conferences allows me to share my point of view with audiences around the country as well as learn from my industry peers. It is an honor to speak alongside amazing people, and I [...]

2017-02-14T16:06:26+00:00 February 14th, 2017|business|0 Comments

What Is Company Culture?

Since starting my own company and no longer being an “employee” of a company, I have had a chance to reflect on the influence of leaders on company culture.  Company culture refers to the beliefs and behaviors that determine how a company's employees and management interact and handle outside business transactions. It is implied, not expressly defined, and [...]

2017-01-30T22:55:41+00:00 January 30th, 2017|business|0 Comments

The New Corporate Executive

The profile of the new corporate executive is changing. With the decline in company loyalty, executives are making tough choices to work outside of the traditional corporate framework. Executives are leveraging their experiences and providing solutions to business problems in an outsourced fashion. Quite simply, they are becoming consultants or what some have called “Gig” [...]

2016-12-27T16:07:24+00:00 December 27th, 2016|business, work|0 Comments