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    BETTER.

    “Do I WANT to do better?” It’s a valid question and really…it’s the first question you should ask yourself before beginning any project or setting a new goal.Because if you don’t actually want to do something better or improve, you will never gain the momentum necessary to finish, to move forward. We are so good at setting life goals come every New Year’s Eve. It’s an easy time of year when everything feels right to begin anew. New Year…new you, […]

    PART 4: “KINDNESS” MY CONVERSATION WITH CHARLES RIES IN FOUR PARTS

    Part 4: “Kindness” I ask Charles to give me one word…one word that he feels makes him shine or that he would want people to remember when they think of him. “Kindness.” (I love this.) “You know, it’s always interesting when people tell you what they think of you or how they see you. I was in a meeting today and some of the people there have known me a short time and some people have known me a long […]

    THE EDGE OF SIMPLICITY

    Three handbags were set out on the back counter last night, just behind the table where we had all sat down to listen to the guest speaker. An unimportant detail as the women at the table were simply getting settled in and had moved their handbags away from their laps or the back of their chair. Except all three hand bags were by the designer Kate Spade. Colorful, simplistic and easily identifiable to the point of being iconic. Three little handbags […]