On Being A Leader

What makes a great leader? I’ve been giving this some thought this week as I’ll be speaking, along with one of my business partners from GoGirl Academy, founder Suzanne Keel-Eckmann, to a class of young women leaders in the UW Foster School of Business this coming week. I think back to some of my best bosses over the years (mainly news directors and general managers of TV stations), and a number of things stand out. Here are some of Continue Reading

Vacation’s Over!

Fun while it lasted. My brother and sister in law, along with their teenage daughter, visited this past week from the East Coast. That explains my absence from the blog --- I was too busy simply having fun! Their visit reminded me of why we live in the great Pacific Northwest. Yes, they were here for our hot weather -- the 95 and 96 degree days. That meant we were out on Puget Sound, trying to cool off on the water. Another day, we headed to Continue Reading