Category Archives: Values


Almost four years ago my husband Lorne and I bought a home with a beautiful garden. I loved looking at the garden, but wondered, “Whose going to take care of it?” “That’ll be your job,” Lorne and I each thought of … Read More


I’ve learned in life, sometimes it takes slowing down to speed up.

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Nothing accelerates your culture transformation like a good story. You’ll learn why in the clip below from a keynote speech I gave on this topic.   Our brains are literally hardwired for story.  We take fragments of information and turn … Read More

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How to Preserve Your Great Culture in Hard Times

It’s often easy to feel good about your company culture when things are going well.  New programs.  Extra profits.  Hiring new staff.  Success generally feeds a sense of optimism. But how do you keep your staff feeling excited when you are going through hard times?


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Get on the Love Train

The President of Marymount University Matthew Shank laid out a key to business success at the Arlington Chamber of Commerce annual meeting this month: Love your staff. Love your customers. Love your community. And you will prosper.

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The Key to Real Culture Change

You can’t just think your way into great culture.  You also have to take the leap into the realm of the heart.

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The Conscious Consumer is Revolutionizing Business

Driving home from New York recently my husband and I were reflecting on how great it is to finally feel we are in the mainstream of collective thought. Most of our lives we’ve cared about global warming, organic food, personal … Read More