Another Four Letter Word
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Another Four Letter Word

Another Four Letter Word: Do you recognize it in your vocabulary? Self-control is an exhaustible resource,” as authors Dan and Chip Heath describe in their book Switch.  Doesn’t this ring true to you especially when you are in the midst of making changes – whether personal or with your team?  Change requires energy, thought, planning…

Trust-Fear-Courage
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Trust-Fear-Courage

I just read an article in USA Today about Chris Christie and his position on telling the truth.  It was interesting because the writers premise was, as a presidential candidate, he talked more about telling the truth than actually telling the truth.  Regardless what your political position is on the candidate we hear a lot…

Do You Remember Who Taught You About Leadership?
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Do You Remember Who Taught You About Leadership?

Experience ALONE is a horrible teacher. What would happen if we just let everyone learn to read or write on their own? What would the literacy rate be? In the past 50 years, I believe this is how many organizations have attempted to cut costs and develop leaders. The expectation has been to select the…

“Oceans 8” Interview Sandra Bullock, Mindy Kaling, & Sarah Paulson

“Oceans 8” Interview Sandra Bullock, Mindy Kaling, & Sarah Paulson

Oceans 8:  Five years, eight months, 12 days and counting — that’s how long Debbie Ocean has been devising the biggest heist of her life. She knows what it’s going to take — a team of the best people in the field, starting with her partner-in-crime Lou Miller. Together, they recruit a crew of specialists,…

JANE THE VIRGIN’S STAR IVONNE COLL RETURNS TO THE STAGE IN THE MADRES

JANE THE VIRGIN’S STAR IVONNE COLL RETURNS TO THE STAGE IN THE MADRES

Award-winner, TV and stage star Ivonne Coll, who plays matriarch Alba Villanueva on TV’s Jane The Virgin, will lead the cast in the world premiere, The Madres at Teatro Vista in Chicago.  Ivonne Coll will be joined by a stellar cast featuring Lorena Diaz-Dwyer, ensemble member Ramon Camín, Felipe Carrasco and Ilse Zacharias. It’s 1979 in Buenos Aires, Argentina where people are disappearing right off…

KAREN PATMAS: DETERMINED TO CHANGE THE HOLLYWOOD AGENCY GAME

KAREN PATMAS: DETERMINED TO CHANGE THE HOLLYWOOD AGENCY GAME

After world-wide condemnation against disgraced mogul Harvey Weinstein and the birth of the #MeToo movement, Hollywood is experiencing a major paradigm shift. Weinstein’s alleged vicious and exploitative treatment of employees, coupled with the company’s failure to protect them, presented egregious violations of civil rights, human rights, and business laws. In the midst of all this chaos…