What do thank you notes, self-doubt, confidence building, the Buccaneers and doing business on the golf course have in common?

These are all questions and conversations stimulated from my most recent work with the students in the Ilitch School of Business at Wayne State University in Detroit.  I know you have heard me say this many times before and it’s worth repeating.  The work I do with the students in the Corporate Mentorship Program led…

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How I am Surviving Safer at Home

Our lives have been turned upside down.  Everything has changed.  Who could have expected it to happen so fast?  You can call me naïve, you can say that I had my head in the sand, however, to imagine a day when basically everything either stopped or radically changed, I was unprepared.  During the first week…

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The Rewards of Clarity

Clarity allows us the freedom to design better possibilities.  Clarity allows for a clear path to action that will get us where we want and need to go.  For me, the importance of clarity can not be overrated. I love what James Clear says in his New York Times best-selling book, Atomic Habits: “Many people…

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Why Coaching?


Why Coaching? To explain the why, we will need to talk about the what.  What is coaching?  Executive coaching is a method to gain self-awareness and clarity by tapping into potential.   By tapping into your unique potential, you can develop, grow, optimize and reach your full potential.  Coaching is a partnership. What does the coach…

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Tried & True Conversation Starters

Let’s be honest, most people do not enjoy networking, especially if you are an introvert, although we agree it’s a necessary activity in business.  One way to ensure it’s almost pain-free (and a lot more interesting and enjoyable) is to engage in a sincere conversation when you meet someone with a goal to discover a…

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