Category Archives: Leadership

The Best Defense: A Lesson Learned

I’m a sweet girl. How can she hate me?  Debra heaped jealous anger on me after handing in her resignation. As an inexperienced director, I shrank lower in my chair, hurt by the accusations. Debra wanted degrees she didn’t have, … Continue reading

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Who will Lead Them Now?

Jason posed his dilemma as we walked across UTA’s campus to where I would speak to the Finance and Business Student Societies about career opportunities. Jason was the President. “I’m a senior business major and my officers are seniors,” he explained. … Continue reading

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How to Name Your Dream

When Mom dropped me off for Career Day in 7th grade, I walked into the school full of possibilities. I could choose to be anything I wanted. Mom said so, and Dad agreed. I chose “engineer.” Maybe an architectural engineer. Mentally, … Continue reading

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If You Could Have Only One Leadership Quality…

“What would it be?” The question demanded an answer. What one quality could stand alone and position me to stare down all circumstances? What single leadership attribute guaranteed success if I had it to use with family, friends, work, or … Continue reading

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Filling in the Garden’s Barren Spots

Last fall I scattered purple coneflower seeds over my perennial garden, hoping to fill in some barren spots. Some took root and are growing lush with several purple coneflowers to a single stem. Others never took root and left bald … Continue reading

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