Before it all goes crazy

Before it all goes crazy

The air is finally crisp here in DC and the leaves are falling. It’s also my birthday season which always has me thinking about how the year has gone and what I can do with what’s left. What I wanted to achieve and what I did or didn’t. This year,...
Scary things that keep me up at night

Scary things that keep me up at night

I don’t know about you, all that is going on in the world sometimes gets to me. Whether it’s uncertainty about health care and elections, gun violence, or just closing business, there is plenty to be anxious about swirling around us. This weekend it got me...
Treadmill Moving Too Fast?

Treadmill Moving Too Fast?

So as if trying to change the world while having a life weren’t enough in a crazy world, having the holidays tied up in a bow for is the icing on the stress cake for so many. But it doesn’t actually have to be that way. Here are 4 easy tips to get things under...
Tackling Turbulence – Part 1

Tackling Turbulence – Part 1

Uncertainty and constant turbulence have become our new normal. For so many of us, whether non-profit leader, government executive, or entrepreneur, it has been a summer of change, uncertainty and opportunity. How can we successfully lead through it? It would be easy...
5 Tips for Thriving in Transitions

5 Tips for Thriving in Transitions

Transitions are the name of the game in 2017. Not just in government but in business and in life. As a colleague at IBM said, “The world has never moved this fast before and will never move this slow again.” Organizational changes are no longer things that happen one...
You Can’t Talk Underwater

You Can’t Talk Underwater

The Olympics are halfway through and I am excited to watch my sport, synchronized swimming. When I was competing as a teenager we were fighting to get the sport recognized. Now when I watch, I am amazed not at how long they athletes hold their breath but about how...