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February 13, 2012

You may have noticed that I’ve added some designations following my name recently: MBA, PCC.  The MBA is not new. I earned the Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Connecticut in 1997. PCC is the Professional Certified Coach designation grant...

January 6, 2012

In October, I attended a conference titled Beyond Business as Usual, sponsored by reSET, a Connecticut based Social Enterprise Trust. I was curious to learn more about the emerging business model of social enterprise and how it is being implemented in Connecticut and e...

January 6, 2012

"For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven."   — Ecclesiastes

Yes, it’s that time of year again. The holidays are over, and here in New England we are hunkering down for the dark, cold days of winter. Already by now the parade of ne...

December 20, 2011


“There’s a time for us, some day a time for us, time together with time to spare, time to learn, time to care, some day!”— Stephen SondheimLast week, as I waited in the lobby of a coaching client’s office building,I noticed this announcement scrolling across the compa...

September 15, 2011

Frequently when I am coaching leaders on developing executive presence, I notice that they are not settled or grounded in their body. Sometimes this appears as fidgeting or restlessness. It also may seem that they are exuding excess nervous energy. Though there’s no ac...

July 7, 2011

A few years ago, my husband Rich taught a cartooning class for children in our community.  He came home after one of his classes and told me about his student Shelby.  Shelby was a quiet, bright child around nine years old. Shelby didn’t speak much in class, but loved...

April 13, 2011

The Wall Street Journal recently published the article, Coaching Urged for Women by Joann S. Lublin summarizing a McKinsey & Co. report that found that “Inadequate Career Development Holds Back Female Executives”.

February 2, 2011

Check out Resonate, the new book recently released by Nancy Duarte. Besides being a beautiful book with many worthwhile tips on preparing engaging presentations, adopting Duarte’s big idea of making the audience the star of your presentation can go along way in helping...

February 2, 2011

It’s official. January 2011 was the snowiest month in Connecticut since recorded history. The snow is so deep in our backyard that we had to clear a path for our dog Bartok so he could burn off some of his boundless energy without being disoriented sinking into over 22...

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