Category Archives: Communication

National Honesty Day: April 27th Honest Communication Tip

Bad news about us is better coming from our own mouths than from someone else’s. As National Honesty Day approaches and you consider your own level of honesty, you might find yourself in the “Truth vs. Lies” trap. This trap leads many to believe that if they simply refrain from lying, they are honest. That’s […]

The Cancer Wake Up Call

This month is Testicular Cancer Awareness Month. Since it is such an important topic to discuss, I wanted to share with you my own personal journey, how I conquered the big “C”, and the lessons I learned from it.

Some of you may not know, but I am a survivor of testicular cancer. In honor of Testicular Cancer Awareness Month, I want to share my story with you. Although I am cancer-free and completely healthy, there were a few things that remained and those were eight very important life lessons that I learned during […]

The Truth about Assumptions

We all know the infamous saying about assumptions, and it has given assumptions a bad reputation. In fact, I have discovered that some of the best leaders have assumptions that empower them in their work and in their lives. Let’s take a look at a few of those empowering assumptions. Assumption 1: There’s More to […]

Lessons from an Ambassador

What I learned at an event honoring the Ukrainian Ambassador, Olexander Motsyk

  Last night, I had the privilege of attending a dinner hosted by the U.S.-Ukraine Business Council (USUBC), honoring the Ukrainian Ambassador, Olexander Motsyk. He has had the longest tenure of any ambassador from Ukraine with the US since its independence. Olexander has encountered a lot of challenges in his tenure – he has weathered different regimes within […]