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The Sound of Silence


  Silence is a very funny thing.  There’s a proverb that teaches silence is also a speech… and I agree with that.  What that speech communicates depends on the context of the situation, of course.  One of my favorite words of wisdom by Emerson is actually on the subject of silence, “Let us be silent, […]

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Part 3: Undermined by Strategy and the Tactical


Check out:  Part 1 &  Part 2 There are a lot of things that can undermine our professional success, if we let it.  You can get off on the wrong foot with rocky on-boarding, you may have to deal with questionable behavior by team members, market changes & business fluctuations, the list goes on and on.  However, […]

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Undermine: The Start of the Sabotage of “Shine”


As circumstance would have it, a good deal of my friends/professional connections have made career moves & changes over the last year… including myself.  It’s been interesting to see how we all individually have handled what is a largely similar walk from a macro level:  while we all had various different circumstances that precipitated the […]

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If I Didn’t Know Better… Confidence, Doubt, & Temptation


(1) I enjoy watching television with my daughters.  Correction:  I enjoy spending time with my daughters and use the TV as a tool to talk about the world around them.  They happen to like Hayden Panettiere – she was “the bomb” to them when she was on Heroes.  So, when I heard she was going […]

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From The (Working) Mommy Diaries


If someone had told me at 18 that I’d have two teenage daughters when I nearly doubled my age and hit 34?  I’d never have believed them.  I wanted to be a “Career Girl” – no way would I want to “give up” a shot at being an executive to be ‘Mom;’ which I figured […]

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