Being Authentic

“In the morning, after the rain, I headed for a rusting watchtower at the edge of the U.N. compound to see what water had done to the desert. Already frogs had emerged from subterranean slime chambers and filled the air with their calls, and in the trees starlings and doves with mad red eyes cooed […]

Lying for Success

“The only way to get ahead is lie, cheat, and put yourself before others. ” “Wow,” I thought.  I actually died a little inside as I heard these words spoken by a young professional woman who had come to a recent event that I had hosted. Our current political climate, stories of philandering leaders, the […]

Go for No

“Nah to the ah, to the No, No, No” Megan Trainor makes it clear in the song “No [Untouchable]” through her repeated “No’s” to her would be suitor that she isn’t interested. For those who don’t know the song and for those who must hear it now just click here! And to most people, hearing […]

Too Busy To Help

Would you help this girl? In March 2014, a social experiment was conducted Victoria Station shopping center in London where five-year-old Maya was ‘left alone’ to see if anyone would take a moment to help the obviously lost and alone girl.  In an hour, over 600 adults passed by her but only one stopped to […]