Do people really assume women leaders sleep their way to the top?

Wow - I'm still in shock.  I just read an article about a recent women's leadership conference in Las Vegas. I was at the … [Read more...]

What if you served Hugs to your customers?

As a motivational speaker, I have a sweet spot in my heart for people who make a positive difference in people's lives.  I am especially … [Read more...]

Wise words from one of the richest men in the world

I recently traveled to Omaha, Nebraska for a speech on Taking Charge of Your Career. The corporate client hired me to deliver tools and inspiration to … [Read more...]

Why do you work?

Do you ever wonder what goes on in the mind of the world’s most powerful CEOs? As I prepare a presentation for a group of emerging leaders, … [Read more...]

Are you still motivated?

We're around that time of year where new year's resolutions are starting to ware off.  Well, it's not too late to get re-energized, … [Read more...]

Diana Nyad swims to a new record…who cares? I DO!

My friend and motivational speaker colleague, Colette Carlson wrote a beautiful tribute to Diana Nyad after she accomplished an amazing goal after … [Read more...]

Running club for the homeless? Yes and so much more

  Anne Mahlum was a runner in Philadelphia who happened to run by a group homeless men everyday. Glances toward her turned … [Read more...]

Do you treat your customers like Pretty Woman or Gone Baby Gone?

I recently had two very different experiences with people who had definite, opposing views on treating or retaining a customer.  Both have … [Read more...]

Want to connect with your audience? Stand out then fit in

I just got back from one of my favorite conferences of the year.  It's a conference of professional women - around 2600 of them, and it's … [Read more...]

Using university students for phone messages…brilliant!

When I talk to my business audiences about how they can improve, I often suggest they go outside of their industry and study success stories and use … [Read more...]