Archive for October, 2008

23 oct

Starting a New Business

I’m at the Women’s Conference this week in California. The event is designed to inspire and empower women to make significant changes in their lives and communities. I have the privilege of speaking on a panel about Starting a New Business. More from the conference soon, in the meantime, you can watch the webcast.

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15 oct

Learning to See the Endless Possibilities

I just got back from the Harvard Business School 100 Year Centennial Celebration. It was a fascinating conference, which I will blog about it in the coming days as I learned so much I want to share about the current crisis and what folks like Bill Gates and Charlie Rose had to say.

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14 oct

The 24-Hour No Blame Challenge

I recently joined WebTalk Radio host Paul McLoughlin for a wide-ranging interview addressing the anxieties currently gripping the nation and how to navigate a host of changes.

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05 oct

Three Rules for Change

It’s been an eventful last few days. At the Pennsylvania Governors Conference for Women, Elizabeth Edwards, the keynote speaker had to cancel last minute for health reasons. I was asked to step in and take the main stage in front of 6,000 people. If that’s not stretching your change muscle, I don’t know what is…it reminded me of what Eleanor Roosevelt once said–”you learn by living.” You gain strength, courage and confidence by every expierence in which you really stop to look fear in the face.

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01 oct

Overwhelmed by Change?

I’m on my way to the Pennsylvania Governor’s Conference for Women, where I’ll be speaking on a panel on “Second Acts and New Beginnings.” These are things I know well, and get asked about often. In fact, I recently got asked the following question via email from one of our members:

“What do you do when there are so many things that have to change (health, income, house, relationship status) that you get overwhelmed?”

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