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Company Culture…What’s all the hubbub?

You can’t go anywhere in the business or corporate space without hearing the word “culture”.  Companies boast about their culture and/or employees complain about it.  In my opinion the word culture is far often used and overused without awareness, intention or thought. Corporate Culture:  A blend of the values, beliefs, taboos, symbols, rituals and myths…

Body Language Confidential by Traci Brown

Have you ever been talking with someone and the words coming out of their mouth doesn’t match the message you are receiving.  A great example of this is sarcasm. Sarcasm is one type of communication that sends a conflicting message but what about all the other types of conflicting messages?  The limp handshake, the furrowed…

Stellar Media Marketing

I have had the good fortune to work with Social Media Specialist & Consultant, Kelly Mirabella of Stellar Media Marketing. We have worked together as venture partners as well as serving on the DTC CBW board.  It has been such a joy to get to work with someone with such professionalism, knowledge and experience.  And it’s…

What’s “Your Thing”?

Welcome to 2013!  I am so excited for this year and all that it will bring. My coaching practice has been steadily growing over the past six years and I have taken each step of the journey with hope, excitement and sometime fear.  Being an entrepreneur is by far the most challenging thing I have…

Think Sideways, a Game-Changing Playbook for Disruptive Thinking by Tamara Kleinberg

Last year I had the good fortune to meet Tamara Kleinberg, Serial Tinkerer at The Shuuk.  As VP of Programs for DTC CBW, I was interviewing her to speak at an upcoming meeting but found myself less focused on the interview and more so captivated by her innovative thinking and fun spirit.  She took curiosity…

December 2012 Perspective

2012 has been quite a year!  I have been blessed in business and personally in so many ways.  As I reflect on the year I have learned so many lessons from my successes, challenges and failures.  I will share with you the highlight learnings in hopes that they inspire you to take an inventory of…

4 Keys to Effective Goal Getting

As a business coach I get to work with business owners and corporate professionals in setting and reaching their goals.  I am lucky to get to be the person to help them design and live the life and business they love and effective goal setting is the foundation for our work. Here are the 4…

imaginibbles

Have you ever thought of yourself as having a good imagination? What about as innovative? For me, I can honestly say I have never thought of myself in that light…until I met Tamara Kleinberg. I had the good fortune to have coffee with Tamara and as warm and funny as she is, she is also…

A few Coaching Questions for Success in Business & Life

Last weekend I took my daughter to see Rise of the Guardians.  It was a wonderful holiday movie and just happened to be full, and I mean FULL of incredible coachy insights and lessons. I won’t spoil it but here are a few of the things I picked up from the movie Replace your fear…

Fierce Conversations by Susan Scott

A few years ago, a friend recommended the book Fierce Conversations by Susan Scott.  The recommendation was due to the challenging situation I was in with a supervisor but applied to all areas of my life. I have never been one to successfully hide my feelings or opinions about something but having a “fierce conversation”…