Defining Your Personal Brand

Several years ago, a friend asked me about my “personal brand”, as it relates to my professional life. She asked, “Do you want others to see you as a (insert name of big box store here) or do you want to be associated with a higher-end brand, such as a boutique store that focuses on…

Don’t Believe Everything You Think

Don’t Believe Everything You Think

I was driving along one day and noticed a bumper sticker on the car in front of me, “Don’t believe everything you think”. It hit me like a brick, as it was at a time in my life when I was challenging many of my thoughts. I hadn’t really thought about it as succinctly as…

Grieving Change

There is an old mantra that the only guarantees in life are death and taxes. That mantra may need to be updated, as one of the things I hear over and over from leaders is how much “change” there is. Today, change is as inevitable as death and taxes. Sometimes the change is welcome, but…