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America… You’re Still ‘The Beautiful’

This week our nation will celebrate its 244th birthday.  As the days, weeks, and months have blended into a slurry of one of the strangest times in our nation’s history, it might be a challenge this year for some people to get into the spirit of celebrating on the 4th.   Our great nation and its […]

Why President’s Day is more than a Monday

The origin of President’s Day dates back to 1885 to honor the birth date of George Washington, our 1st US President.  It continued each Feb. 22nd thereafter, until 1971, when the Uniform Monday Holiday Act went into effect, permanently moving President’s Day to the 3rd Monday of February.  This Act also included a provision to […]

5 Quotes to Inspire for a New Year

This time of year is always good for reflection and inspiration – and to that end, I thought I’d share a few of my favorite quotes that seem especially applicable when you’re thinking about the upcoming New Year. “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.” – Helen Keller What you get out […]

9 Quotes to Inspire a Fresh Start

Most of us will be happy to have 2017 in our rear-view mirror. For many, it was a long year of negativity, chaos and uncertainty.  But hope springs eternal and there are good reasons to suspect that next year is going to be better (even if it’s just the assumption that it can’t be as […]

Great Fictional Quotes for Business

My daughter shared an infographic of great quotes with me created by Cornerstone OnDemand.   It is 42 fictional quotes from the big and little screen that were not only powerful in the scene, but often inspire us on a more personal level.    The infographic grouped the quotes into 5 different categories.  All of them are […]

5 Quotes on Business…from Signers of the Declaration of Independence

This 4th of July, the United States celebrated its 239th birthday.  Hopefully you’re reading this with memories of holiday weekend filled with fun and some relaxation with family and friends and no trips to the emergency room. In honor of our founding fathers we thought we would share a few timeless quotes that apply to […]