Celebrating Hispanic Achievement and Business Leadership (HABLA)

You will be inspired by this story of an incredible young man, Ernesto Xavier Velasquez, whose parents immigrated from Ecuador to live in the United States. When Ernesto spoke, he brought me to tears, because in many ways his story parallels my own experiences. He reflects the achievements and enormous leadership potential of Hispanics in […]

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Secret Recipe for the Good Life: Begin with a GREAT morning!

This is how to begin your day to ensure a GREAT morning. Life is Good! You will need my secret recipe with the following ingredients:  holiday socks, warm whimsical PJs, hot aromatic coffee, pillows, and a good book. Your tactile senses will be activated in a very pleasing manner. Gather all ingredients, wiggle your toes, arrange […]

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How to SHOW UP! Dan Pink’s Inner Circle of First Movers

My mentor, Robbie Motter, often exhorts her protégés to “SHOW UP!” I smile as I think about the power of those words once they are implemented. I have a “Show UP!” story that will knock your socks off. Robbie loves connecting people and showing them the POWER of SHOWING UP and ASKING for what it […]

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Trend Watch: The Feminization of Leadership Creates Higher ROI.

How do you retain your most valuable employees?  How do you recruit top talent?  How do you increase (ROI) return on investment when there is a talent shortage?   What impact is gender diversity having on the bottom line? I just finished reading, Womenomics, Write You Own Rules for Success by Claire Shipman and Katty Kay.  […]

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Science and technology parks create the most innovative solutions!

The International Association of Science Parks (IASP) creates knowledge based workers needed for economic development! This is one organization that is definitely making the world a better place. I have been on several exciting adventures this year. One included attending the International Association of Science Parks (IASP 2009) conference at the Research Triangle Park in […]

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Either understand your ROI for Creative Thinking in a Multicultural Context or Plan on Losing Your Next International Multimillion Dollar Business Deal!

Author: Kirpal Singh Back in the 1950’s, when I grew up in a tiny rural community in Texas we pretended we were all one skin color, we all spoke English and we all went to the local Christian church on Sunday.  Ours was a society that valued homogeneity. Our world has changed dramatically since then. […]

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