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A Case for Leadership

A Case for Leadership In “Trust: Understanding My Why” I present my story in discovering and developing the first of three necessary prongs of leading a successful life and leading others in challenging times. The first, clarity of my strengths, values and purpose provide… Continue Reading “A Case for Leadership”

mundane matters

Mundane Matters  We have become accustomed to reveling in the exploits and adventures of our friends as they share their explorations we us via social media. It keeps us connected and it expands our own thinking about possibilities for future travels. However, it also… Continue Reading “mundane matters”

The Art of Coaching

Throughout my life I have had the great fortune of amazing coaches influencing my athletic potential, but most importantly they all trained me for the greatest challenge of all, life. The best coaches know cookie-cutter approaches can only achieve marginal gains, but it is… Continue Reading “The Art of Coaching”

Trust: A Workshop

Today I am at Kansas State University Staley School of Leadership Studies delivering a workshop on “Trust” to leadership students. The opportunity to work with young adults who have chosen as part of their college experience to develop the leader within them is a… Continue Reading “Trust: A Workshop”

Reflection – A Journey to Learn

In “Trust: Understanding My Why” I reveal many stories of how I translated my life experiences into long-term learning, how I used my relationships to find a better version of me, and how I activated the learning to improve the lives of others. I… Continue Reading “Reflection – A Journey to Learn”

Translating Golf to Life

My favorite insights about life originate in my experiences with the game of golf. In “Trust: Understanding My Why” I share a fabulous conversation I had with Judy Bell, chairwoman of the USGA women’s committee. Upon learning of my frustration with match play golf,… Continue Reading “Translating Golf to Life”

The Power of Influence

What does it mean to have influence? At its basic level, it is being able to change the trajectory of another person’s life. It is so important to recognize that influencers can be both positive and negative. I have experienced people and leaders who… Continue Reading “The Power of Influence”

Leading is a Way of Life

In “Trust: Understanding My Why,” I make a distinction between leadership and leading. There are hundreds of educational tools available for learning skills and traits that enhance leadership execution. These can definitely be taught. Leading, however, is developedover time as we gain clarity and confidence… Continue Reading “Leading is a Way of Life”

Dreams Do Come True

My life motto is “Dream big, dream often. Dreams do come true.” I have been marching to that beat since I was a young girl chasing a dream of becoming a professional golfer. I did not know back then if the dream would come… Continue Reading “Dreams Do Come True”