Honoring Our Veterans: THANK YOU!


Thanks to all who have served and are currently serving. Also, a BIG thanks to your families.  It is a privilege to honor our Veterans. I especially want to thank my Father-in-Law.  He served in the Navy during the Korean War.  Ken was a great man who was proud of his service.  He also enjoyed being … Continue reading Honoring Our Veterans: THANK YOU!

Freedom in Your 40’s: Is It Time for A Change?


My new favorite book is, “The Freedom Journal:  Accomplish Your #1 Goal in 100 Days,” by John Lee Dumas (aka JLD).  John Lee Dumas hosts the EO Fire business podcast.  I listen to EO Fire every week, and I really enjoy how JLD continuously points out the importance of focusing on specific goals and taking … Continue reading Freedom in Your 40’s: Is It Time for A Change?

Happiness Ignites Innovation


Happiness can be a grand challenge for all of us, especially in an culture where ageism is very real. According to Dictionary.com ageism is a noun meaning: discrimination against persons of a certain age group. a tendency to regard older persons as debilitated, unworthy of attention, or unsuitable for employment. I spoke about hope and … Continue reading Happiness Ignites Innovation

4th of July Gratitude!


The 4th of July is one of my favorite holidays!  I love the fireworks, food and time with family.  I am also grateful  to be free!! In the United States of America, we have the best gift of all: Freedom.  Many men and women have sacrificed their lives and families to protect our freedom. Cherish your freedom. … Continue reading 4th of July Gratitude!

Mom, Memories and Miracles


Two events in 2010 changed the trajectory of my life forever. I was driving home on June 22, 2010. As usual, I was talking to Mom. We talked about everyday things like my kids and when we would see each other next. I told her that I had been stranded at home the day before … Continue reading Mom, Memories and Miracles

The Future of Women & Megatrend 3: The Decentralized Global Marketplace


Business is in the age of the “Empowered Consumer” who has a buffet of buying choices. Empowered consumers decide how they want to purchase goods and services. Big Data [collecting information (data) from multiple sources to detect trends, identify patterns and make decisions] is one tool that can be used to develop marketing campaigns, study … Continue reading The Future of Women & Megatrend 3: The Decentralized Global Marketplace