ShePeak… Women Leaders On The Rise

“And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.” – Anaïs Nin Decades ago, when women began to enter the ranks of leadership in corporate America, they entered not as women, but as men. What I mean by that is that many…

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Finishing The Year Strong

Can you believe it is almost the end of 2017? For so many of us, this year marked a change, a fundamental shift in our lives that was either expected or not, welcomed (or not), and maybe the shift has even shaken the deep roots of who we are in our own environment. As the…

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Find Your Beauty

What constitutes a beautiful day? The classic example is a sunny, 72 degrees, light breeze in early summer, sapphire-blue sky with a slight dusting of clouds. Perhaps add a snow-topped mountain in the background, reflected by an even bluer lake in the foreground, with a promise of water games, beach-combing, and relaxing with a cool…

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Leading from the Inside Out

I am a huge Chicago Cubs fan. Not a “lifer,” but for the last 13 years, I have loved the Northsiders passionately and am excited to see where the next month will take them. One of the benefits of following this amazingly talented group of athletes and coaches this year has been watching the way…

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