Holiday Networking: Be a Shining Star

Holiday Networking: Be a Shining Star

Years ago, my roommate Deana was a hospitality major who got to take the most popular course on campus at the time: Beverage 101. She was required to sample different beers in one class, wines in another, and spirits in others as part of the training about the role of...
How to Identify Your Hidden Speaking Agenda

How to Identify Your Hidden Speaking Agenda

How to Identify Your Hidden Speaking Agenda While the visible or tangible results of your public speaking matters to you, as a business person or as a community leader, I have found that your hidden agenda can be equally critical – and even more important. The hidden...

Can You Push Yourself Over?

After more than a few harrowing moments on what I called a “river roller coaster ride,” what I realized in my first ever white water rafting afternoon was a reminder that when you prepare for the unknown, it does help you conquer fear. How can you get ready for the...