Quote #1

July 8, 2017

Tweet Quote I’m writing/authoring a book using quotes.  Initially I started with the all the motivational quotes I could find.  Then I looked at a book my daughter gave me with women’s quotes. We, us women, are different in how we process and how we quote. Early  1700’s we quoted in the books we wrote, […]

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Plan

July 5, 2017

Tweet Plan. If you plan 52 meetings a year.  You may need a map. Knowing where you are going helps you choose a plan for getting there.  If you plan to visit San Francisco from New York City, use the map, find the roads and plan the trip.  The same is true if you plan […]

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Retreat

July 4, 2017

Tweet Leadership Retreat We are business people creating a tribe. Is retreat the word we use to describe a day or two of planning? Definition of  a “leaders” retreat 1a(1) :  an act or process of withdrawing especially from what is difficult, dangerous, or disagreeable (2) :  the process of receding from a position or state attained the retreat of a […]

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Write the Agenda

July 3, 2017

Tweet Write the Agenda The Format, the Timing and the Memorable Message.   Carol Walsh is a Mary Kay, executive director, and a former District Governor in Rotary.  I watched her, she taught me about having an agenda as she facilitated meetings.           Carol’s printed agenda was always 14 point type […]

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Asking for help

July 2, 2017

Tweet Asking is part of being a leader. Asking people to become a part of your idea or your dream is a big ask. You are asking them to engage. Engage in your idea, in your way of accomplishing the idea. Ask They will help. “If you are always trying to be normal, you will […]

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Ask

July 1, 2017

Tweet Ask – Ask for help Ask  – Ask for clarification Ask – Ask for specificity Ask – Ask for directions Ask – Ask to make a friend

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Pickles and Pitch

May 4, 2017

Tweet Pickles and Pitches Pickles  I’ve been told help you curb your appetite, they are low in calories and are super delicious. Was I sold a “bill of goods”?  They are all those things and are questionable regarding curb your appetite.  I want more.  What are the secret ingredients that pickles have to make them […]

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Dinner Conversation

April 24, 2017

Tweet Who speaks first at a dinner?  You do! The best way to start a conversation with your table mate is for you to ask questions. But before you sit down, there may be a standing for pre-dinner drinks and conversation. Any question, almost, will do. For starters for that conversation, ask simple questions and […]

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Courage

April 20, 2017

Tweet Courage “Happiness is not found in things you possess, but in what you have the courage to release.” Nathaniel Hawthorne What needs to be released, the piano, the sewing machine or the fish from your latest ocean adventure.  Or is it the courage to release your fondest possessions? Courage today is to write this […]

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It wasn’t my fault!

April 19, 2017

Tweet It wasn’t my fault!   It wasn’t my fault the computer network went down. It wasn’t my fault that I started the post after 8:00 pm and had to be up at 5:00 am the next day. It wasn’t my fault….it wasn’t my fault.   I’ve had to learn that everything is my fault […]

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