The etiquette & compassion of forgiveness

You’ve been disappointed. Someone let you down. You had a deal fall through. Nearly all of us have experienced the unsettling surprise of what we hadn’t planned and, even more

Travel in Style … Not Turmoil

If you have traveled in the last decade, for work, pleasure or both, you might wonder if manners matter and if courtesy is in question. Great news: Mindfulness matters and

Grace Under Pressure & Above All Else

Perhaps if you were to think of grace, you would picture elegance at a dance or ball … something old-school that reminds you of the past. That is a form

It’s Less About Opinion, and More About Consideration

While most everyone has an opinion on multiple things, our individual opinion is not sought on all things. While expertise and degrees, practices and professions warrant many seeking opinions and input

It’s Less About Opinion, And More About Consideration

While most everyone has an opinion on multiple things, our individual opinion is not sought on all things. While expertise and degrees, practices and professions warrant many seeking opinions and input

Leading with, and through, vulnerability and compassion

Leaders are often described as charismatic, smart, effective communicators and visionaries. And, excellent leaders are thought of as all of those things in addition to being both compassionate and vulnerable. 

How to Present Beyond Public Speaking Fears and Misperceptions

People say “Fake it ‘til you make it,” that “You’ll get better at presenting by presenting,” to “Picture everyone in the audience naked, or look over their heads, to calm

How to Network with Meaning

Business etiquette is not exciting. It warrants no public accolades or awards, and yet the lack of business etiquette can cost opportunities, relationships,  and even businesses much more than we