Tell It Like It Is!

Tell It Like It Is!

Growing up, I would weave stories to avoid getting in trouble. I believed if I told my mom a softer version of the story versus the actual occurrences, the outcome would be less severe. Was I wrong! Sometimes I would create a musical theater production to illustrate...
Walking With Sure Steps

Walking With Sure Steps

I recently went on a Mystery Trip that took me to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Participants on the trip were told a day, time, and airport that was our starting point and two hours after the destination was revealed we were on a plane headed south…way south!! During the...
The Devil You Know…

The Devil You Know…

“Better the devil you know than the devil you don’t.”  According to The Free Dictionary this phrase means, “when forced to decide, it is better to choose a difficult or undesirable option that one is used to or familiar with rather than an unknown person or thing.” My...
Shifting Sands

Shifting Sands

Last week sands shifted for our country, people, and companies. For many years what we assumed was solid ground, changed. Various organizations quickly responded to the shifting sands and communicated their values, practices and beliefs to employees and customers....
A No. 1 Hit!

A No. 1 Hit!

Last week I was an ambassador at the Smokey Robinson Concert at the Winspear Opera House in Dallas. At 82 years old, he sang, danced, and told stories about his life including the early days of Motown. For those that may not know him, according to Biography Magazine,...
Creating a Masterpiece!

Creating a Masterpiece!

Last week, I attended a “Sip and Paint.”  In this creative endeavor you are guided to recreate a painting that gets better with coaching and “adult beverages.” Our mission was to paint the sunset over a field of bluebonnets, representing the Texas countryside that is...