5 Ground Rules Before Starting a Difficult Conversation

5 Ground Rules Before Starting a Difficult Conversation

People disagree. It happens all the time, and it’s hard to know how to deal with disagreements. When it comes to family, politics and religion, the “Thanksgiving Rule” is to just not bring the topics up. But in an increasingly polarized world, we don’t always have the luxury of avoidance. In our personal lives, we…

5 Trends in Personal Branding for 2019

5 Trends in Personal Branding for 2019

With the new year upon us, it is a good time to take stock of your Personal Branding strategy. Is it time to up your game? With that in mind, here are some important trends in Personal Branding to take into account when mapping your strategy. Video Dominates The increasing ease of video production means…

5 Lessons We Can Learn from the NFL Owners & Nike

5 Lessons We Can Learn from the NFL Owners & Nike

In August 2016, Colin Kaepernick, star quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers, silently sat during the playing of the National Anthem in protest of issues of “systematic oppression”, “equality and social injustice”, “racism and injustice in our criminal system”, “oppression of people of color in the United States”, and to not “show pride in a…

5 Reasons to Join a Nonprofit Board

5 Reasons to Join a Nonprofit Board

I recently spoke on an amazing panel, thanks to the Business Women’s Giving Circle. There were several themes that came out of that event that I wanted to capture because I know it will help individuals understand the many benefits of joining a board. Joining a nonprofit board is an excellent and enormous commitment. Many…