Influential Leaders

Teddy was a gangster. There is no other way to put it. And he was proud of it. When I showed up for my first day as a volunteer at the county juvenile detention center, I knew I was outside my comfort zone. I had no idea that Teddy was going to extend that comfort… Read more »

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The Great Reveal

If I had a nickel for every time I told a client, “That resignation was avoidable,” I would have a lot of nickels.

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Missing Time

Many of us are unsuspecting victims. We have all watched movie scenes in which extraterrestrials transport an innocent victim from their environment only to return them later. The unfortunate abductee typically retains no memory of the experience; however, they intuitively sense something is different. Their surroundings look the same, yet unexplainably, time has passed leaving… Read more »

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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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