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You are the Company you Keep.

In Business Leadership by Laura

My parents always told me, “choose your friends wisely, you are the company you keep.”  I believed them and recently I really saw how powerful that statement really is.  I spent the last week at Expert’s Academy in San Jose, CA.   Some of the biggest names in the business were …

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Are you Driving with your Hazards on?

In Business Leadership by Laura

The rain was torrential. You could barely see the brake lights of the car in front of you. I began to wonder whether I should pull over and wait it out. Then I remembered to put on my hazard lights so the car behind me would be able to see …

What is Wisdom?

In Business Leadership by Laura

We have wise old owls, wise women, wise men and Wise potato chips.  We look to our elders to impart their wisdom to us and we constantly look for mentors and peers who can add a little enlightenment to our everyday lives.  But what truly makes someone wise?  Webster’s dictionary …

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Up from the ashes grow the roses of success!

In Business Leadership by Laura

One of my favorite movies of all time is Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.  I love the flying car, the singing, the whistling candy and all the crazy inventions that don’t always work the way they are supposed to. What I love the most, is the positive attitude the movie reinforces.  …

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Kirk’s Chair

In Inspirations by Laura

I never thought that just sitting in a chair had the power to change a mood.  That changed for me when I sat in Captain Kirk’s command chair from the Starship Enterprise and I instantly bubbled up with joy and laughter.  All the blah feelings that had been hovering around …