How have you been? Can you help me with XYZ? That is how so many business conversations start with most people. I’m talking about people I know and those I don’t. It never fails. They assume that I’ve just been sitting around doing nothing, waiting for them to give me the BIG ASK. Sometimes I […]
This day is very important to me, as I believe it is important to recognize and celebrate the contributions made by women through their economic, political and social achievements.
She bowed to me in a Wayne’s World “We’re Not Worthy” gesture.
I acted like a Latina mom.
After a very satisfying Saturday morning run, I made quietly my way inside and headed for my shower. I was now ready to think about everyone else. During my runs, I focus on myself, listen to a couple of podcasts and plan out my day. I basically visualize myself as Brain with plans for total […]
I decided to write this post because I found so many friends and acquaintances were confused about other people’s opinions on Fidel Castro after his death was reported. Many asked me why some people thought he was a hero or unjustly criticized. Let me give you a brief history of the Cuban Revolution along with […]
Yes, I know that as the matriarch of my clan I am expected to do SOME type of cooking. I can cook, and I have most years. But this year, Thanksgiving falls on my birthday. It happens every few years. As you may imagine I have had many a turkey birthday cake in my soon […]
I was reading an article about U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s new book and her tips for raising trail-blazing daughters. It has some great tips from Ginsburg herself, who I admire greatly. While I love reading all of the great content out there about raising the next generation of women leaders, I see […]
As I grab my second cup of cafecito, I look out on an expansive field of green here is Williamsburg, Virginia and think about the past week. The Presidential Debate As you can imagine, this political junkie is super excited about the debates tomorrow night. Then again, I’m also not expecting the moderators to get […]
Many moons ago I noticed that I had to constantly decline invitations to Happy Hour or Friday Night Dancing. It wasn’t so much that I noticed it as it was all of my friends, colleagues and family complaining about it. That’s when I realized that my road to success as an entrepreneur would mean I […]
Some wisdom for today.