Category Archives: People

Are You an Optimist or a Pessimist?

Look at the picture closely: Is the glass half full or half empty? Lately I’ve been giving some thought to Optimism vs. Pessimism.  Basically both are just attitudes – but what a difference each one makes on the way we … Continue reading

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Finding Focus

In a recent conversation, my colleague mentioned that she was feeling so distracted. Her ability to concentrate and stay focused which had served her so effectively during college and law school seemed to have almost disappeared. At the office, she … Continue reading

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Why Coaching?

You may have heard of a friend or work colleague talking about or receiving coaching.  Perhaps you have thought about reaching out to a coach but wonder, “What exactly IS coaching and how could it help me?” Simply put, coaching … Continue reading

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A Good Apple in New York City

Last week I was in New York City for a few days of meetings with a client – let’s call him Bob.  I had arranged meetings with our marketing partners to kick off our new programs. Our first meeting was … Continue reading

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The Internet Is Messy, According to David Weinberger

I recently had the privilege of hearing David Weinberger, author of The Cluetrain Manifesto speak at a New York Technology Council event at Frankfurt, Kurnit. David Weinberger is a Harvard researcher and most recently author of Too Big to Know: … Continue reading

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A Time for Change

As we approach the second half of 2012, companies are certainly looking for new ways to grow. Consider five areas for new growth: geography, industry, new technologies, consumer trends and points of need. If businesses take a thorough inventory of … Continue reading

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My Dog Knows Good Business

My Rhodesian Ridgeback Roxy is a very large gentle dog.  You might not guess by looking at her, but she’s also quite smart.  We’ve taken dog obedience and agility classes, and she’s an AKC certified therapy dog too. She knows … Continue reading

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One Mile At A Time

In November 1999 I attend my first Team N Training Informational meeting to learn about running a marathon or a half marathon to support the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.  The speaker told the crowd, “It all begins with the first … Continue reading

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