Monthly Archives: August 2013

Take a moment and breathe

The past three months have been a tumultuous time in my life. I’m a little older, a lot wiser, and seemingly in constant motion. This morning, I decided to pause before jumping into the day to take stock of where … Continue reading

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Who do you have on your team?

Hillary Clinton said it takes a village. I agree, and as I hear from so many of you who are following my journey, I realize I’ve not really been doing this alone. I have a team of people supporting, encouraging, … Continue reading

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Too Much of a Good Thing?

Since moving back to Seattle in late May, we’ve experienced an unusual spell of warm, sunny weather. In fact, there was no measurable rain in July! Very odd for the Pacific Northwest. As unusual as it was however, people relished … Continue reading

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A few networking tips I’ve learned

Networking. Some love it, some fear it, most shy away from it. If you had asked me a year ago if I was a good networker, I would have categorically answered no. It’s funny how life prepares you for what … Continue reading

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Learn from mistakes

Learn from mistakes.

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Learning by listening

I’ve had a number of conversations with people recently about listening and learning. I believe the two are interrelated. Can you learn without listening? John Whitehead said “If I’m talking, I’m only hearing what I already know”. Think about it … Continue reading

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