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I started out this article as a blog, beware…what I ended up with is a manifesto. You surely read it or heard about it last year-you know, the book Lean In , Women, Work and the Will to Lead, authored by the reigning Chief Operating Officer at Facebook, Sheryl Sandberg, an accomplished executive with mounting […]

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Everybody fails. And while failure is inevitable, coping well with failure is not. Failures come packaged in numerous varieties like that time you sounded stupid in front of your boss, or that time you talked more than you listened, or that time you lost the account? Mistakes at work are a special kind of hell, […]

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“These three words  allow you to take your dreams off hold, go public with your private vision, turn a transition into a transformation, and get your message in front of a larger audience.” Okay, let’s be perfectly honest about what inspired the topic for this blog series.  I am a part of that Boomer generation that […]

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So, let me be completely transparent: I am a self-admitted recovering perfectionist. As a 41-year-old type A personality, it took me well into my 30′s to admit that I had a problem with trying to be the perfect person. Perfect in all ways- perfect wife, mother, employee, daughter, friend- the list is endless. My behavior […]

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Happy New Year!  I love this time of year.  It is a time of reflection and eager anticipation of what lies ahead.  It is a great opportunity to pause and evaluate behaviors and areas of life that are working and other areas needing improvement and establish goals for the coming year. For me, this is […]

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The other day I was having dinner with a friend and couldn’t help but notice the family sitting next to us. The parents and children were all focused on their own mobile devices, no eye contact made nor words exchanged for several minutes. This sight unfortunately is not uncommon in today’s world. Distractions are everywhere. […]

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The Power of Mentorship (courtesy of Real Simple magazine) Forget about leaning in. What about leaning on? Real Simple magazine takes an in-depth look at mentoring and why it matters Finding a Mentor Ten years ago, Shamim Wu was a blank canvas, inexperienced in the sales career that she had just begun. But when the […]

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ˈmenˌtôr,-tər/ noun an experienced and trusted adviser  What does it really mean to be a mentor? The definition above is very basic however the word, trusted, can’t be taken lightly. Just recently I had the honor to sit through a day of inspiring talks at the TEDxIndianapolis event. The last speaker, Patti Digh, blew me […]

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Indra Nooyi, CEO of Pepsico shares her Five C’s of Leadership in this 3-minute video. These provide a clear road map for all of us who aspire to lead. 1.) Competency 2.) Courage and confidence (speak out!) 3.) Communication skills (written and oral) 4.) Consistency 5.) Compass (have integrity) View the video below and take a moment […]

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