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READING NOW – Outliers
The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell
READING NOW – Nonviolent Communication
A Language of Life by Marshall B. Rosenberg
READING NOW – Transparency
How Leaders Create a Culture of Candor by Warren Bennis
READING NOW – Flourish
by Martin Seligman
The Edge of Comfort
With cameras flashing and reporters taking notes, last week’s speech at the annual Women in Business conference in Greenville gave me the opportunity to practice…
READING NOW – Positivity
The Wisdom of Hindsight
What if, in the midst of a big decision or transition, like career re-invention, your future self could gently whisper in your ear and tell…
I call it looking through the lens of opportunity. Shawn Achor, who spent 10 years at Harvard, calls it positive psychology and reports that positivity…
The Intersection of Life and Business
Check out this interview on leadership with Daniel Goleman, author of Emotional Intelligence, contributor to the HBR, and author of another book I’m reading, Transparency:…
Navigating Transition? Read My Interview
Check out these tips! From a speech that I gave on “The Making of Magnificence” at the Annual Women in Business Conference.
Listen to my interview on WCHL about Transforming Into Shining Brilliance after divorce
Listen to the show here or visit ChapelBoro.com
Are You Ready?
I was stopped in my tracks recently when I read this quote and wanted to share it with you:
Building A Butt-Kicking BOA: Lessons I’ve Learned
A good Board of Advisors will do more than give you input — it will illuminate what you can’t see. Think of it as…
TEDx Raleigh! Check. This. Out.
The talented and fabulous Callie Brauel, entrepreneur and US Co-Director of Business at ABAN will be starring in a TEDx Raleigh talk this Saturday, December 10th.…
Half With Joy
Maybe it was the truffled frites from the night before, or the perfect fall day. It could have been the easy tune I had playing…
Wishing you a beautiful and bountiful day.
In January of this year, approximately 24 months after the end of my marriage, I walked into my coach and therapist’s office, plopped myself down,…
Perception Is Reality…
…is what Alan Weiss, consultant extraordinaire, was telling 250 people at a workshop earlier this month in Boston. I was in attendance to hear his…
Back Up Plans
Back up plans in business or life are usually secondary. They are Plans B and C. They’re not first. But the kind of back up…
Lessons From The Road
Running has left a few marks over the last four years, including a sprained ankle, a cranky hip, and a scar on my right knee. …
…is the title of a new book that I’m reading. Patrick Lencioni’s premise is that although facades of perfection may be the norm in business,…
READING NOW – Book Yourself Solid
Anything You Want: 40 Lessons For A New Kind of Entrepreneur, Derek Sivers