A Wilderness Guide Ponders Cicero

Long plane rides allow me the time to expand my mind through reading, but it was recently expanded far more than expected. I came across Cicero’s “Six Mistakes of Man” and I was struck by the relevance of these six … Continue reading

Never Stop Moving!

I finally stopped asking my clients in their 60s and 70s, “What’s your secret?” because the answer was always the same…NEVER STOP MOVING! Continue reading

Can You Sit With Your Fear?

What could you potentially be accomplishing if you sat with your fear and REALLY examined it??? Continue reading

The Power of Dreams

For me, climbing is to love, to live, even to forget and release. It’s the purest celebration of life that I know – my own life and those who have gone before me. To climb is to be whole, and I am feeling whole again…thanks to the Rwenzoris! Continue reading

Another One Bites the Dust (but doesn’t have to)

What are you willing to do to support a person, an idea, a great business that simply must stay in existence? Continue reading

The Case for Women’s Awards

Last night was the inaugural Bend Chamber of Commerce Women of the Year Awards ceremony where I delivered a pre-taped mini-keynote (as I won’t be back from Uganda until March 20). I wanted to share this here as well as it’s critical to highlight the importance of women’s awards to provide inspiration to others! Continue reading

The Case for Self-Nomination

Most woman have responded reluctantly to my suggestion to self-nomination. “Self-nomination really isn’t my thing,” responded one community super star. Another leader in her field said, “I really don’t want the recognition. What have I done to deserve it?” Continue reading