The Critical Question

What am I to that? The that, being any decision, circumstance, or ethical conundrum, significant or mundane, being placed before me at any given moment. The thing demanding my vote, that I signal via statement or action its endorsement or rejection. I ask myself this question a lot these days.

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Solutions for a Precarious Planet

I think that identifying solutions for the current environmental crisis is how we will ensure a healthy planet for future generations. Along these same lines, holding leaders accountable for implementing these solutions is how we will get the job done.

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Tearing Down Walls and Building Bridges

I am convinced that those of us who dedicate ourselves to public relations are at the same time builders of bridges because bridges shorten distances, overcome obstacles, bring people closer, and open communications.

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Overcome the Imposter

My grandfather and father are both entrepreneurs, so naturally, being an entrepreneur was a dream of mine growing up. I remember selling handmade pipe-cleaner flowers and concocting other business plans as I sat in the office of my grandmother, who was the CFO. I

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Permission to Thrive

“How do you stay grounded when the ground itself is moving?” – Esther Perel I am a huge fan of new beginnings, so it may come as no surprise that January is my favorite month. It also happens to be my birth month, which gives my annual New Year’s ritual even more meaning as I… Read more »

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Why Ethical Leadership is a Sacred Duty

Becoming a VA whistleblower was not on my bucket list, and it remains my most challenging leadership decision. Facing this enormous challenge, while difficult, was also the catalyst for tremendous personal growth.

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Lessons from the Stage

It is truly majestic observing a ballerina on stage. Years of dedication, grace, technique, and grit are blended with the imagination of a composer and the artistry of a choreographer. Few activities pull together the complexity of acting, music, and pure physicality in the manner of dance.

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The Power of Pause

With the dawn of each New Year, I deliberately reserve quiet time to take the opportunity to evaluate the last 12 months as they relate to my years on Earth. Through the impact of COVID-19, its variants, and newly imposed ways of life, I admit that, like many, I have adapted and made the best… Read more »

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