These are tense times in our world. Never before in our generation have we faced such unrest, economic hardship, racial tension, senseless loss of life, and what feels like indefinite adversity. No one is immune to these difficulties and challenges. Me, included. I lost one of my dearest friends of over 45 years to a […]
Never in my lifetime (including 9/11/01 when I was actually in route to New York City on the VERY first day of my new job as an executive at a software company), has life turned so totally upside down so quickly. It is as if the ‘earth truly is moving beneath our feet’. The one […]
Recently, I was working with one of my amazing team members in one of my businesses. She was voicing frustration at the length of time it was taking to achieve her goals and reach her ultimate destination. I get it….don’t you? We know in our minds that anything worth pursuing does not happen overnight. It […]
One aspect of my work at Alignment, Inc. consists of working with individual leaders and their teams when they face uber challenges and obstacles. For the most part, my clients show a tremendous level of resiliency and tenacity when navigating rough waters. We may be learning from these hard times, yet that does not make them any easier to endure. So, today, a little over one week after the devastation of Hurricane Sandy, I wanted to highlight a few heroic stories of everyday people from which we may muster new hope and inspiration. Many unsung heroes inspire me – especially when we are all facing tough economic challenges.