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Does size really matter?

May 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Does size trump all in business? Is being the biggest really better? Or, is there more to the story ? With the emergence of bountiful blossoms, I couldn’t help but take a cheeky twist for this month’s blog.  Another piece I started 2 years ago and since, has been languishing in the electronic pile of…

3 Unexpected lessons learned from topless sunbathing

July 29, 2016

It took all my courage. But once I did it, I was instantly hooked.  The power was intoxicating. The implications went far beyond the shores of the Canaries. Like many of life’s unknowns, we don’t always know how an event or action will impact us. We may need ‘processing’ time before it sinks in. It…

Leaving after the election for greener grass?

June 16, 2016

Many Americans are afraid of who will become the next president, causing them to consider leaving their homes.  Google reported a 350 percent jump in searches for ‘how can I move to Canada’ following Super Tuesday.  One poll says 1 in 4 are ‘likely’ to consider leaving the US if Donald Trump becomes president.  The…

Starting a new job after the death of a parent

April 12, 2016

Reflections on finding comfort in change and living with loss With four days left to work and plans to start a new job a day later, I got the call that would irreversibly change my life.  My mother had a massive brain aneurysm and was placed on life support.  I dropped everything to fly 3,000…

3 strategies to keep your sanity when going up, down and off the ladder

January 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

For many, the new year is a time to re-evaluate career options, explore new paths or restart job searches postponed for the holidays.  Enthusiastically, you may started your career search hoping to find exciting, well paid opportunities with clear growth.  For some this may happen.  They may successfully secure a job that meets their expectations. …

Steve Harvey: You gotta Jump To Be Successful

November 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Found this video when I was writing the book. All I can say is Thank you Steve Harvey!

My first blog post: No matter what

November 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

“Hi….I’m Marcie.” Handshake, eye contact, awkward silent pause, don’t think we’ve met before… Tell me your name. Introductions can be hard, especially when we’re not sure what to say during the uncomfortable space between two unknown people.  Yet, good introductions are vital. With that first exchange of dialogue we unconsciously assess, evaluate, measure, and then…

A therapist once told me I had an “unnatural relationship” with my mother. Today, I’m okay with that.

August 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

This phrase has been buried in my mind, like a worm, burrowed deep into the recesses of my psyche. It has remained unearthed there for twenty years, until recently when it was forced to the surface by a flood of tears. Once surfaced, I had to make a final decision, did I agreed with her…