Last month I had the distinct honor of attending an amazing event to celebrate the retirement of Dr. Freeman A. Hrabowski, III who was the president of the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) for 30 years! I am so honored to have worked with him for at least 20 of those 30 years and very proud to call him… Read More
Impacting Others Along The Way
I had a friend say to me the other day “I don’t know what my legacy will be? How I will be remembered when I am gone?” Most of us wonder about the same thing. Why are we put here on this earth? It is not just about having your name on a building or having viral videos or posts on the internet or sending rockets to the moon, To me it is about in how you interact with and have an impact on the people around you. Your legacy can be found in the impact you made by reaching out to others even just one other person because if you impact that person’s life for the better it can have a cascading effect.
I would like to share some of my experiences in mentoring and reaching out to others and how it comes back to you in ways you never would have dreamed of thereby enriching your own life as well. By sharing those experiences we continue to enrich each other’s lives and inspire others to do the same.
“It doesn’t matter what it is. What matters is what it will become.” Dr. Seuss I do not know about you but I cringe whenever I hear the expression “it is what it is.” Is it really? Maybe when you are talking about the weather. Maybe when you are talking about what day of the week it is. Get my… Read More
There are days when we all need a little encouragement. After spending most of the last few weeks nursing a pulled hamstring and glute muscle, I decided to try to get back to working out. Actually, I pushed myself over the past weekend and did really well. You know the expression “mind over matter?” Well, my mind was great, but… Read More
To be “it” you have to be able to see “it” so let’s make sure they see “it” in you.” You never know who is watching you and who can learn from your experiences. Sharing the journey we are making and the things we learned along the way is something we must all do. It costs nothing but pays us… Read More
We often put our trust in other people. It could be people we know like friends and family. It could be agencies that are set up to make decisions for us or systems that tell us what we need without asking us. This happens all the time and we forget that the most important place to put our trust is… Read More