Happy Golden Anniversary!

Thoughts From the Coffee Table: I became a Marriott Rewards member about 25 years ago, on my first business trip. Happy Golden Anniversary to me! My husband and I tell people we have a mixed marriage. I am Marriott Lifetime Platinum and he is Hilton Diamond. Not lifetime though. I lord that over him whenever…

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What a Tangled Web…

Thoughts From the Coffee Table: I’m so busy that I can’t get anything done! So I took a break to find Focus and Balance. I am working on 4 major projects right now. I made the decision to let a couple things go by the wayside (like this daily post) for the last 2 weeks…

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Why Didn’t I Think of That?

Thoughts From the Coffee Table: Business meets Altruism meets Disrupter = Why Didn’t I Think of That? If you want to see my head explode then say “But that’s the way we’ve always done it!” I actually forbade people to say it in my presence for awhile, but it never stopped them thinking it. Yet…

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Thoughts From the Coffee Table: The stick or the carrot? Which drives your behavior? I found myself in Andy’s Candy in Sacramento. I can’t imagine what pulled me into a store dedicated to sugar. It is so unlike me. I wandered the beautifully organized store, collected a few unique chocolate bars and watched the sales…

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How Sweet It Is!

Thoughts From the Coffee Table: Success is sweet. And even better with buttercream frosting. I joined CCPA because it seemed like a great networking group with interesting programs, and because when I am not traveling to speak, I sometimes need a reason to leave my home office/dungeon and talk to real people. This summer I…

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