Monthly Archives: May 2016

Wear the Crown

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Principle No. 11:  Wear your crown by bringing your whole self into your work, sharing your passions, talents, and triumphs in a way that inspires others to persevere and wear their crowns.  Yesterday I took my 7-yr old to Highline College’s Y.E.L.L.  (Young Educated Ladies Leading) Summit.  The keynote speaker…


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Principle No. 10:  Sharpen your focus on the positives and nurture them.  You choose the lens through which you see the world. Everybody loves the sunshine.  It’s an eternal truth.  In Washington, more than anyplace I’ve lived, when the sun is out, people are outside and active.  When the sun…

The Top Five

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My cousin Camille once said, “You will only be as successful as the five people closest to you.”. I’ve heard a similar idea stated like this:  “You are the average of the people you spend the most time with.” That powerfully simple piece of advice couldn’t be truer.  Our growth and…