Odds Are, It’s Not About You

Odds Are, It’s Not About You

As a university instructor teaching entrepreneurship, I am always surprised at how even my smallest perceived action can affect a student.  For example, last month one of my student teams referenced me in their business plan as an advisor.  Since this particular team...
Three Things That Made Me Love My Mother More

Three Things That Made Me Love My Mother More

My mother and I have the traditional Hollywood mother-daughter relationship. My mother is the antagonist and I am the baby cub that simply falls in line. Sometimes I try to prove my womanhood but it really doesn’t make a difference. She will always see me as a four...
Learning to Say Goodbye

Learning to Say Goodbye

Relationships, I’ve had a few. Never particularly long term or overly committed but I’ve had them in one form or another. I’d say if I could have hopped into a time machine just before I’d leapt into a new relationship, and saw the end before it even started, I’d...
The Power of a Good Partner

The Power of a Good Partner

Today was good. Today was fun. Tomorrow is another one. – Dr. Seuss I was growing by leaps and bounds.  My weekends were spent in various staff development seminars or sitting at the kitchen table planning lessons.  I received The Teacher of the Year award. Every...