The Other Side of My World

The Other Side of My World

Last week I wrote about the story behind the story. We all have them. We also have a bunch of worlds that we live and operate within, right? I always loved the international aspects of business, but once a long time ago, I needed to choose between international and...
Commit to the Process of Your Dream

Commit to the Process of Your Dream

When I was in college, my roommates and I dreamt about creating our own business. The company involved robots to help us get things done. At the time, I was an engineering student and they were in marketing and communications. We sat for hours over drinks, as we...
Are You a Master?

Are You a Master?

In his book, Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell describes that when someone spends over 10,000 hours of deliberate practice on their vocation, they will become world-class. There’s no doubt that practicing anything for more than 10,000 hours will create a deep expertise in...
When It All Falls Away

When It All Falls Away

My son is not keen on technology. He rarely answers e-mail, is barely on FaceBook, and if I need to contact him, it’s usually via a few text messages or a phone call. Then we’ll chat for hours. He’s all about music and outdoor living and seems to be...
HAVE I TOLD YOU LATELY THAT I LOVE MEN?!

HAVE I TOLD YOU LATELY THAT I LOVE MEN?!

One night at dinner, I told my kids I spent my entire day in meetings with only men. At first it felt strange. Then it happened again, and again, and again. It became a joke in my family as we waited for the day when other women would show up. I was lucky enough to...