Channeling Barbie: Fearless, Strong, and Pink

September 11th, 2023|

Why I chose “sustain” as one of #my3words for 2023, reminding me to keep showing up fearlessly every day In my recent posts, I’ve been talking about the annual list of #my3words that I select to help remind me every day of what I’m committed to that year. After sharing my thoughts on elevate and innovate, I’ve arrived at the third word on my 2023 list: sustain. What Sustain Means to Me When I think of sustain as a guiding word for my year, I’m thinking about sustaining my efforts to show up every day, constantly striving to improve every aspect of my life—health, business, family, and relationships. [...]

Driven to Innovate: It’s in My DNA

August 16th, 2023|

How choosing “innovate” as one of the #my3words for 2023 has led to some of my career’s most rewarding opportunities As I shared in my previous post, I’ve chosen three guiding words to focus me in 2023:  elevate, innovate and sustain. This yearly list of #my3words helps remind me daily of what I’m committed to focusing on.  The word innovate has been a guiding principle for me for as long as I can remember. It’s in my DNA—even as a child, I always looked for ways to do things differently and better. I had to find creative ways, for example, to rapidly teach myself French so I could [...]

Elevating Myself and Others in Pursuit of a Higher Purpose

June 27th, 2023|

How choosing “elevate” as one of #my3words for 2023 was one of my best ideas yet I’ve chosen three guiding words for myself in 2023: elevate, innovate and sustain. Every year since 2015, I’ve selected three words to guide my actions and choices for the next twelve months. Some people do New Year’s resolutions; I do Chris Brogan’s #my3words. I wake up every morning thinking about what I’ll do that day to advance those three words in my work and my life. Today, I’m thinking about elevate in particular. It’s been an important word for my entire career. I run my social purpose company, which aims to elevate [...]

#MyThreeWords for 2023

December 22nd, 2022|

#My3words for 2023 are elevate, innovate and sustain. Why do I select #my3words each year? In 2015, I read about Chris Brogan’s idea to choose three words in the new year to guide your choices and actions. Ever since, I’ve been picking my own three words (read my complete list below). These three words serve as guideposts for my path, helping me keep my goals and values at the forefront of everything I do. They remind me to focus on what matters and let go of what does not. To stay on track in 2023, I encourage you to select your own #my3words. Your words will influence your actions [...]

Elevating Your Board Leadership

July 5th, 2022|

As Founder & CEO of Women Get On Board, my goal is not only to get more women on boards but to help develop the skills needed to take on a board leadership role once they have landed a board position. My blog focuses on four ways to elevate your board leadership: 1. Go outside your comfort zone 2. Consider the evolution of your board journey 3. Take on board leadership roles 4. Build on your board leadership and governance skills Read more about these strategies here:

Elevating Your Emotional Intelligence in the Boardroom

June 3rd, 2022|

What is emotional intelligence? According to Daniel Goleman, the American psychologist who popularized the concept, emotional intelligence is “the ability to understand and manage your own emotions, and those of the people around you. People with a high degree of emotional intelligence know what they’re feeling, what their emotions mean and how these emotions can affect other people.” As you can see, emotional intelligence is something all business leaders in the boardroom should develop. If you are interested in elevating your emotional intelligence in the boardroom, consider embracing these four C’s: Competency Character Courage Chemistry Read my blog here:

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