Thoughts and Observations: Me Too, For All and the Great Road to Equality in the Workplace

  “Diversity is being invited to the party.  Inclusion is being asked to dance.” -Verna Meyers It’s been a couple of weeks since I attended my favorite annual gathering of global business innovators, and I’m still feeling energized by thought provoking ideas on how to make a positive impact on people in the workplace. Last … More Thoughts and Observations: Me Too, For All and the Great Road to Equality in the Workplace

From Off My List: Sweet Valentines Day Greetings

“The way to a person’s heart is through the stomach” -Libby Traubman Treasure after sweet treasure- there so many kinds of Valentines to give and to get on February 14th. The homemade kind are my very favorite (unless however you were planning to surprise me with precious jewels).  Last year, I made some sparkly Valentine cards … More From Off My List: Sweet Valentines Day Greetings

A Travel Wish List

  “In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer” -Albert Camus During these long cold months of summer, I become wistful for warm sun and golden sand.  Once end of the year holidays are behind us, I’m itching (literally) to be done with sweaters, boots and jackets. … More A Travel Wish List

Thoughts and Observations: Change and the New Year

“Who looks outside dreams; who looks inside, awakes” -Carl Jung I could be wrong, but I’m guessing that right now along with about 7 billion other people, my thoughts are consumed with things that desperately need change in 2018.  Or if not, we are all at the very least right in the middle of enthusiastically … More Thoughts and Observations: Change and the New Year

From Off My List of Favorite Shops: Sottovoce

  “You can be gorgeous at thirty, charming at forty and irresistible for the rest of your life” -Coco Chanel Immediately upon entering Sottovoce at 1845 Solano Avenue in Berkeley, you will most likely be greeted by the warm, friendly and always smiling shop owner Christine Mewha.  She has been welcoming shoppers in Berkeley CA … More From Off My List of Favorite Shops: Sottovoce