In the Room: CQ, Diversity, and Insights

Last week, I had the opportunity to sit in on a vendor presentation. The vendor presented on cultural intelligence (CQ) and research as it relates to consumer behavior. This is an area that I am extremely passionate about. The manager who scheduled the meeting knows me pretty well to have included me on the invite. … Continue reading In the Room: CQ, Diversity, and Insights

Trigger – Behavior – Reward

I have a few bad habits I'd like to quit. If you are like me, you know it's not an easy thing to do and willpower alone is not enough. Mindfulness + Willingness + Curiosity + Awareness Watch and listen to this TedTalk from Judson Brewer, Director of Research at the Center for Mindfulness at UMASS. http://www.ted.com/talks/judson_brewer_a_simple_way_to_break_a_bad_habit Maybe this is what … Continue reading Trigger – Behavior – Reward

What I learned (re-learned) in 2013

It's simple: I learned that God can do above and beyond my wildest dream. Actually I knew this, on a smaller scale, but I experienced a manifestation of it beginning in October. 2013 was a difficult year for me. Or so I thought. I was laid off on January 2nd and was unemployed for a … Continue reading What I learned (re-learned) in 2013

Tips for Surviving Divorce

It's been more than several years since my divorce was final. I've had my ups and downs but mostly I've taken a lot of time to feel "ready" for a new relationship. Now that I feel I'm ready, I thought I would share some tips based on my experience for surviving a divorce. Find your … Continue reading Tips for Surviving Divorce