Category Archives: Business Leadership

Nervous to Speak? Ask a Friend

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“A true friend knows your weaknesses but shows you your strengths; feels your fears but fortifies your faith; sees your anxieties but frees your spirit; recognizes your disabilities but emphasizes your possibilities.” —William Arthur Ward (1921-1994) Author, Educator, Motivational Speaker … Continue reading

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A Business of One’s Own

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Last night, I attended my regular meeting of women business owners (NAWBO) in the South Bay. I find whenever women gather together to be a very healing process. We introduced each other in an interview fashion. One of the questions … Continue reading

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Auspicious August for Women

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                August was an exciting breakthrough month for women in many areas. Olympics: Every participating country had at least one woman on its team. For the first time in Olympic history, there were … Continue reading

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Women’s Conference Takes a Leap

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On Thursday, May 17, I will be the emcee at a wonderful women’s conference.  It is the 13th Annual Women in Business Symposium at the Del Mar Fairgrounds near San Diego. I spoke for this conference a couple of years … Continue reading

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The Colts Didn’t “Back Up” – Do You?

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I love Peyton Manning, Quarterback of the Indianapolis Colts. I love his command of his job and his team and his ability to win games – even in the last two minutes. He inspires me to give my all to … Continue reading

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Leadership Lessons: Peyton Manning Inspires Again!

When it comes to leadership lessons, Peyton, Peyton—you’ve done it again—you’ve inspired me!  I dedicated my book Necessary Roughness to you, because you inspired the first words, “The intention to get to a certain place makes you unstoppable.”  That was … Continue reading

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Football and Business: Building Trust In The Workplace

Building trust in the workplace is essential in business today.  So what do you do when business is promised, but the contract is juuuust not signed yet? NFL players during this lockout period are facing this dilemma and so am … Continue reading

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Football and Business: Do You Need A Rookie Symposium?

Finding connections in football and business really is so easy!  Today marks day 112 of the NFL lockout.  Yet, the Rookie Symposium happened last week.  Respected coaches and experienced veteran players gave the rookie players valuable MENTORING: advice, inspiration, warnings, … Continue reading

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Leadership Icons: Mother Theresa and – Lady Gaga?

When it comes to leadership icons, most people would not put Mother Theresa and Lady Gaga in the same category.  But there was a great article in my new favorite magazine, The Economist, by Schumpeter, which quotes two recent publications … Continue reading

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