Month: May 2014

Leadership Lesson #1: Put the right people in the right places

A vice president of a major energy company once shared with me the biggest reason for his success. It wasn’t because he had all the answers or because he knew how to do it all. He said he was successful because he “put the right people in the right places.” He knew his employees and he knew their strengths. Those…


Motherly Advice: 10 things I want my children to know

They may be in their 20’s now, but the images of my children when they were small will be forever with me. Ryan, sitting in the tent we built over chairs with blankets and sheets and books inside waiting to be read together; Alyssa perched at the kitchen table with white paper and colored pencils strewn about, drawing amazing pictures;…