Inspiring * Transformational * Courageous * Personable

I Have PTSD

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder has many faces.  When I was first diagnosed with PTSD, I had recently survived American Airlines Flight #965 that plane crash in the Andes Mountains that killed my parents along with 160 total souls on board.  I remember how confused I was at my...
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Wrong Number!

Very few of my clients send me faxes anymore. I guess it’s “so 2002”? I’m not always current with all the latest technologies anymore.   Most of my clients scan the document and then email it to me. But this morning I received an alert for a new fax and my...
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Ne-Yo meets his biggest fan!

Click on this link here — Dorian’s Make-A-Wish Ne-Yo If you take a look at this video you will see my son’s Make-a-Wish dream come true!  Dorian was introduced to Ne-Yo’s music when his nurse Stephanie would play his music videos for him at night.  His...
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#NeverStopLearning

A vivacious and intelligent attorney friend of mine posted this today as her Facebook status and it immediately made me raise my hands to the sky and shout AMEN!  Here’s what Ms. Harris posted: “IF you’re the smartest person in the room…you’re in the...
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What are you?

If I had a shiny nickel every time someone has asked me “What are you?”  I would be able to buy a shiny new car.  Through the years the answer has been the same, just in different “what they call us these days” dialect.  When I was in elementary, I’d...
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Are you an A-Player, B-Player or C-Player?

Gulp.   This is a difficult question to ask yourself.  Objectively speaking, are you a top performer (as in the top 10-20%) on  your team?  Certainly if you are reading this I’m sure it’s safe to say you are not a C-Player… the bottom 20%, the ones that...
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No Princess Here Please

My parents never told me I was a princess.  My mom never let me complain if people at school made fun of my brown skin or my unruly curly hair (I was the only brown girl in my entire elementary school).  In fact, she MANY times told me “everybody has problems, no body...
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Stop Worrying Already!

I was so worried about a mountain of stuff last night that I couldn’t even lay down to bed.  I was pacing back and forth and didn’t even accept my husband’s offer to take a quick trip to Diary Queen and grab an ice-cream treat.  Who says no to DQ deliciousness...
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Don’t Give Up

If you’re truly passionate about something, you’ll fight and fight until there’s no more fight left in you.  This mom in Texas noticed that her special needs son was coming home from school with broken bones, bruises and had even been sexually assaulted...
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Mother’s Day 2015

Wow. It’s been far too long since I’ve written you to offer my warmest wishes from my office in Dallas, Texas! How have you been? Thanks to the loyalty and generosity of my clients, it has been quite a productive and busy year. Are you in workplace safety? Are you a...
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Being Stubborn is NO compliment

“There is a difference between being convinced and being stubborn. I’m not certain what the difference is, but I do know that if you butt your head against a stone wall long enough, at some point you realize the wall is stone and that your head is flesh and...
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Intrapreneur (not Entrepreneur)

Wake Up and Shake Up- It’s About You! Intrapreneurs are the “dreamers who do.” A mind is meant to imagine and then act. It is a terrible thing to split apart the dreamer and the doer. -Gifford Pinchot Bold. Hungry. Passionate. Trail-blazing. Fearlessl...
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