#BanBanBossy and #GetSmart about REAL Leadership

I confess. I bought into the hype of banbossy! I even mentioned the #banbossy campaign in a workshop I did with young girls last week!. After reading the Ban Bossy website I was floored by the tragic flaws that the campaign is hiding beneath the surface. Having worked for 10 years in the presence of 800 [...]

Juan Problemo: R-E-S-P-E-C-T from the #getsmart crew

Yes, I watch the Bachelor. Ok, ok, you can go ahead and laugh, but I do! I watch the bachelor because I am a lifelong PEOPLE WATCHER! People's behavior just fascinates me-- in groups, when it comes to love, even if its totally prompted by Chris Harrison and a band of producers. I also don't [...]

Make a Living out of Living

“You know all those things you’ve always wanted to do? You should go DO THEM.” – #NoFear14 When I was in college, I always hoped that someday I would be able to combine my skills, passions, and dreams and call it a career. I wanted my focus to be on LIVING in the moment, working [...]

#NoFear14: Get out of my way!

Fear has resonated through all of us in one way, shape or form: the fear of fitting in, of taking and passing a test, or of not making a team.  And the greatest fear of all : the fear of failure.  Why do some embrace fear and turn it into motivation while others are paralyzed [...]

#No Fear14: Pushing the Boundaries IS the destination!

Exploring my roots! The view from my cousin's hotel, La Colline in St. Marc Haiti. The news I often hear about my parents’ native country, Haiti, definitely made traveling there seem like an unattainable goal. I often dreamt about what it was like, listened to stories that my parents, aunts and uncles told [...]

Get Smart and be a CHAMPION!

So we meet again, fellow Get Smarters!  Today I write to you to talk about two of my passions and how I have been able to bring these areas of my life together for the good of others (and a little for myself too!). Doing what I HEART! The career path that I have chosen [...]