Category Archives: Personal Development

Wishing Time Stood Still

In the past two weeks, I have had three family members end up in the hospital. Being 51, I guess part of that comes with the territory of aging. The funny thing about that is I remember as a teenager my Dad telling me to enjoy life because as you get older, time goes by […]

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The Story of Courage

For what is probably the 100th time, the other night I watched the Wizard of Oz. This time however, I watched it through new lenses. The life lessons and values demonstrated in this show are truly amazing. As I watched, one that jumped out at me, probably because it is so important in my own […]

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Always Be Present

I have read so much lately about people being so preoccupied that they just aren’t “present” with other people anymore. If you love to watch people like I do, it really is true. Couples will be at dinner together, staring at their cell phones. No conversation at all. People check out at the grocery store […]

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Standing on the Edge of Tomorrow

  The picture with this story is of me standing on the edge of a skyscraper for a film we just completed.  Somehow it feels metaphoric to life and business today. This year marks my twentieth year in Executive search and my thirteenth year as the President of ERG. As I relax having my morning […]

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I Quit – but do it gracefully

My mother always told me the grass isn’t always greener. But as a young professional I really liked the new shiny penny. It wasn’t until I was much older that I figured out it wasn’t about moving to a new job that made me happy, it was about finding my life’s vocation. I tried a […]

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