Gracias Isla Cozumel

Recently, I was blessed to visit Mexico and indulge in the awesomeness of Cozumel. Thank you mi amiga Kim! While we weren’t necessarily off the grid, it was a much-needed and appreciated cultural change. I have never seen so many shades of a smoky blue sky streaked against the mint greens Read more…

Dove logo with the word and a dove bird

The real beauty of Dove

Self beauty and worth is an echo.  This statement is from a mother reflecting on her daughter’s self-identity. She shares this in a video as part of the Dove ‘Real Beauty’ campaign. When you watch the video, you will see (eerily) how daughters mirror their mother’s concerns when it comes Read more…

Swiffer

Swiffer clean sweeps marketing competition

I love smart marketing and unpacking what makes a good brand successful. I was invited to speak at the Bryan School of Business and Economics on this very topic, engaging marketing undergraduates and MBA students in the discussion. My topic was exploring the synergy of strategy and social media, with integration, authenticity and Read more…

Maya Angelou quote

Living and learning with Dr. Maya Angelou

Dr. Maya Angelou’s recent passing caused my heart to break. I was forced to reconcile the bittersweet loss of our living world with heaven’s gain. Dr. Angelou’s presence and storytelling have inspired my journey of womanhood. Among the many posts of tribute, I was moved by a column penned by Dr. Tara Green, professor Read more…

My three words for 2014

My three words for 2014

These are my three words for entering into 2014. I got the idea from SuzeMuse, a blogger that I follow. She got the idea from Chris Brogan, who we all know and whose been doing this exercise for a while. It’s a fairly simple concept. You choose three words that Read more…