Accept Invitations From Your Mother

Accept Invitations From Your Mother

How would you start your story? What are the words you would choose to capture who YOU are and the impact you have made on others? It’s a little daunting to think about, right?  It’s like having to catalog everything we have ever done in our lives and come up with a...
VOTE

VOTE

Last week was hard. There are more hard weeks ahead. I worry about what part I am playing in the work. So many women are doing so much. Am I doing enough? I am not an expert in politics because I dislike politics. But that is no longer a valid excuse. I am in awe of...
I Wore Spanx to Lolla

I Wore Spanx to Lolla

Who do you turn to when putting together your Lollapalooza look?  Billionaire business woman Sara Blakely, founder of the trusted undergarment Spanx, of course!  From years of watching my daughters spend weeks putting their Lolla looks together, I am well aware that...
Our Time is Now

Our Time is Now

Maybe it was the “When life benches you” moment that two-time US Olympic gold medalist Abby Wambach delivered in her Barnard commencement speech on May 16th.  Maybe it was the “It’s my time” moment Aunt Vi had with her family in last week’s episode of Queen Sugar on...
Channel Your Inner Jimmy Kimmel

Channel Your Inner Jimmy Kimmel

Another reason to love Jimmy Kimmel… He is my audience engagement and speaker hero and I simply adore him! So, when I watched his 13-minute monologue last night about his newborn son Billy, who was born with heart disease, Jimmy Kimmel took engagement to whole...
Putting the TV in PerspecTiVe

Putting the TV in PerspecTiVe

This past summer we had a flood in our house. I remember a year-and-a-half ago when we bought our townhouse, I was happy not to have a basement, because in all of our past homes, basements flood. As usual, the energy and words I put into the universe came right back...

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