Category Archives: Thought Leadership

Turning Our Perceptions of Failure Inside Out

We’re here for a reason. I believe a bit of the reason is to throw little torches out to lead people through the dark.” — Whoopi Goldberg “Success is not final and failure is not fatal; it is the courage … Continue reading

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What Kind of Reader Are You?

“I try to write parts for women that are as complicated and interesting as women actually are.” — Nora Ephron “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll … Continue reading

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The NICE Initiative Framework for Collaboration: My Written Elevator Pitch

“Most people in corporate settings don’t know about the theme of collaboration as a work style.” — Liane Bass, Online Education Specialist 1/8/15 “Your elevator pitch must be memorable, not memorized!” — Alex Freund, Landing Expert Career Coaching 1/8/15 Today I attended an … Continue reading

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A New Year’s Letter on the Power of Positivity

* This post below originally appeared in The Huffington Post, where I have a column on entrepreneurship. I wanted to repurpose the content a bit and re-share it today. It seemed apropos, as we herald in the new year. As … Continue reading

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The NICE Reboot Podcast Part 3: What Legacy Will You Leave?

“What’s the best thing that’s happened to you today? Build connections and relationships with people in a positive way by paying attention to the very first question asked.” — Robyn Stratton Berkessel’s TED Talk, 2014 “May you forever thrive at … Continue reading

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The NICE Reboot Podcast Part 2: What Would You Do Now If You Could?

‘The purpose of life is a life of purpose. Connect the ‘dots’ and change the trajectory of your life.” — Penina Rybak, CEO Socially Speaking LLC “Learn to ask questions. You can learn so much from others.”  — Alan Starost, … Continue reading

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The NICE Reboot Podcast Part 1: Is Social Good the New Frontier?

“Create more positive moments in your life, thereby helping you hardwire your brain for good, and feel a greater ability to be at peace with yourself and the world, whatever life may present in the future.” — Robyn Stratton- Berkessel, … Continue reading

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