Your Video Sucks!

Your Video Sucks!

Your Video Sucks! Dealing with criticism In my role at Captivate Media + Consulting I am always getting criticized. Is this a hostile environment? Do we belittle each other, constantly sizing each other up? Of course not. We have an internal review process before...
Beyond Business Books

Beyond Business Books

Beyond Business Books Four Things I’ve Learned After Four Years of Entrepreneurship I have taken more vacation days in the first four months of this year than I did in my first two years of starting my business. Am I slacking on the job or getting lazy? I hope...
My Favorite Coat

My Favorite Coat

My Favorite Coat Crafting Things With Care I bought what would become my favorite coat about seven years ago. It’s a red and black plaid wool timber cruiser – a timeless design that wouldn’t have been out of place in the woods 100 years ago. It was quite...
Are We Running from Race?

Are We Running from Race?

Are We Running from Race? Embracing diversity and inclusion in our current lives and work I’ve spent the better part of my professional career avoiding or even running from discussions about race, diversity and inclusion. I’ve turned down board positions, committees...
Blockbuster School Videos

Blockbuster School Videos

Blockbuster School Videos What we can learn from Hollywood about storytelling The first movie I ever saw in theaters was The Lion King. The size of the screen blew me away almost as much as the actual film did. Ever since then I’ve loved movies, enough to go...
Embracing Discomfort

Embracing Discomfort

Embracing Discomfort An important lesson learned from a pregnant mom I  can’t see my feet. I feel like I have to pee every ten minutes. Heartburn is a thing I didn’t know actually existed until now. I’d say I’m uncomfortable. (My husband probably would too.) Everybody...