An Open Letter to Leaders

Dear Leaders (and Leaders-in-Training): The days of top down, command and control managerial leaders are a thing of the past. Today’s leaders are vulnerable, collaborative, aspirational, and inspirational. Today’s leaders are globally connected and community focused. Today’s leaders are building empires and leaving legacies. Do you have what it takes to be a top leader … More An Open Letter to Leaders

Why CEOs Need a Chief of Staff and an Executive Assistant

I’ve had a Chief of Staff (COS) for several years and the most common question I get is what does she do? Well, you’d have to ask her; I’m not entirely sure. Really. That’s the point right? I couldn’t tell you exactly what my Executive Assistant does either. What I do know is that I … More Why CEOs Need a Chief of Staff and an Executive Assistant

5 Ways to Change Your Thinking to Achieve Success This Spring

  Well, apparently this year the groundhog was right. Six more weeks of winter… We’re on week five and getting a foot of snow in Vermont right now. Last week it was 50 degrees. But as much as I’d like to complain about the weather, the weather is going to do what it’s going to … More 5 Ways to Change Your Thinking to Achieve Success This Spring

How to Use the Weekend to Set Yourself Up for a Successful Week

Are you one of those people who has a bad case of the Mondays? Every Monday? Do you sing song lyrics like, “It’s just another Manic Monday,” or “But whenever Monday comes you can find me cryin’ all the time,” on your commute into the office at the beginning of the week? Well, you’re definitely … More How to Use the Weekend to Set Yourself Up for a Successful Week

Hello? Is Anyone Home? How to Stay Present When You’re Drifting

Have you ever been in a meeting or at a family gathering and you can just feel your eyes glaze over and you start thinking about your last marathon or the latest episode of Blacklist? You’re smiling and nodding at all the right spots. You’re body is there, but you are definitely not. Why is … More Hello? Is Anyone Home? How to Stay Present When You’re Drifting