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A song has soared and swooped along with our sailing results the last few weeks. How the lyrics helped me understand how and why we got better.
Sometimes it is hard to know how to react to major disasters. That is okay. There is not a road map. We need to breathe before we act to adapt.
There are times when breaking the rules is the right thing to do. When do you and your organization break the rules? When should you and your organization break the rules?
It is possible – in life and business – to avoid the drama and the pitfalls. Proactive risk mitigation and success management are essential.
Customers, employees, and investors want to see action on issues they care about. Action that delivers results on social issues, innovation, and the bottom line.
“Don’t be the smartest person in the room.” I love that, and I really try to embrace it in other areas, too. I also do not want to be the most successful person in the room. Why, and how is it beneficial?
Do you prefer puppies and flowers or swearing? What helps you get through the tough times in life that we all face? Here are three tools I use to weather the storms and stay as positive as possible.
Celebrating, and learning from, a 20-year (so far) marriage. What are the ingredients that make relationships of all kinds go the distance?
At a recent panel discussion of women sailors, I kept cheering and clapping as I listened to amazing women share some of the secrets of their successes. As usual, the secrets apply to a lot more than sailing. Here are my lessons learned.