Tag: Risk Taking


Leading Made Simple™ for Entrepreneurs

Leading Made Simple™ for Entrepreneurs

Recently I had the pleasure of being interviewed by the dynamic, smart, and warm Olivia Lee on her new radio show called The Power of WE. The audience is women entrepreneurs, so she asked me to offer some lessons learned from my own entrepreneurial journey. We talked about topics such as how I got started, [...]


Embracing Failure

Success or Failure?

Successful business leaders tell us over and over again that they had to fail to get to where they are. In fact, it is precisely those failures that led to their success.  Look at Steve Jobs. When did he come up with the iPod? After he had been kicked out of Apple!  When you think of [...]


Take Action Despite Your Fear

Take Action Despite Your Fears

“True courage is not the absence of fear, but the willingness to proceed in spite of it.” -Unknown Leading can be simple, but it is not always easy. Sometimes just the thought of doing something as simple as raising your hand can make your heart race uncontrollably. It did for me back in school and at [...]


Do You Take Chances or Risks?

It was a bright sunny day on the beach in Hilton Head, SC.  This was the first of what would become an annual gathering of college friends for 20+ years and still going strong.  I invited my brother’s wife, Marla, to join us that year. As my long time friend, Sheri, my very new sister-in-law, [...]