Being a Leader When You’re Not in Charge

June 9, 2016

How many of you aspire to lead – even if you’re not in charge? Some of my clients who are working for that next promotion, or being assigned that next big project will ask me “what can I do so that I can move into… Read more

What’s your Social Intelligence?

May 30, 2016

Have you ever considered your social intelligence? Most of us know about IQ, or intelligence quotient, and some of us are aware of EQ, or emotional intelligence. But what about your social intelligence? I am reading Karl Albrecht’s book,  Social Intelligence, The… Read more

Celebrate Networking

November 30, 2015

The holidays are here – and with them, come a host of opportunities for networking. A recent article in Entrepreneur points out that the season is filled with events ideal for networking and relationship building. In addition to traditional gatherings like… Read more

Focus Your Message in Interviews and Presentations

September 30, 2015

From The Three Little Pigs to omne trium perfectum (Latin for “everything is perfect in sets of three”), use of the number three to convey information has long been imbedded in our culture. Time is divided into three parts; a… Read more

Coping with Change: Embracing the New Normal

August 20, 2015

Have you ever felt like your life has been suddenly thrown into a blender? You’re gliding along and everything is lining up just perfectly and then – wham! You’re hit with not just one, but a multitude of challenges all… Read more

How to Set and Reach Your Goals in 2015

January 2, 2015

How to set and reach your goals in 2015 is ‘top of mind’ for many of us as we begin a new year. It’s a time for resets, fresh starts, and imagining new ways of being. Many of us make New… Read more

Crisis Communications – PR Observations

April 22, 2014

Operating in ‘crisis communications’ mode is never fun. If only there were such clear warning signs posted like the one seen here so we could avoid negative press. It’s best to have a plan in place for your company or organization so… Read more

Betz Family Winery Spring Release 2014

March 10, 2014

What a weekend for the Betz Family Winery Spring Release 2014! After taking a hiatus for the past couple of releases (due to busy schedules), we were able to volunteer again for this spring release in Woodinville. It was great… Read more

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