Making a Strategic Plan for Your Business that Sticks

In his book Thirteeners, Daniel F. Prosser states that an alarmingly high 87% of businesses fail to fully execute their strategy. That means only 13% of companies do execute on their strategic plan effectively (hence the term Thirteeners).  The key to becoming a Thirteener is connectedness within an organization. Psychiatrist Dr. Edward M. Hallowell, defines […]

Entering the New Year—What to Start, Stop and Continue

As we prepare for a new year, now is the time to reflect and plan. One of the most beneficial ways I have found to accomplish this is through sitting down and reflecting on what items should be started, stopped and continued in the coming year. This exercise is beneficial for both personal and professional […]

Holiday Traditions & Spreading Your Light

I want to start by wishing you all a very happy holiday season! As we enter this much anticipated week, my hope is that you find light and peace even during these difficult times. Even when the holidays don’t look quite like they used to. When I think about the topic of holiday traditions, I […]

Mental Health Awareness Week 2020: The key role of resilience through recovery

October 4-10, 2020 marks Mental Health Awareness Week. This is a week-long awareness initiative that aims to educate and build awareness about mental illness. Mental health conditions are common, impacting 1 in 5 adults – nearly 47 million Americans. Although the general perception of mental illness has improved over the years, studies show that there […]

Black Lives Matter: My Commitments

As a society, we face a long climb ahead to tackle systemic racism, and we all need to do our individual work as well as influence what we can with action. The area that I can influence most is in my family and my business practice, a leadership advisory firm. In our work, we regularly […]