Issue 124 — March 23, 2020
Like just about everyone else, I’ve been consumed with thinking about, worrying about, learning about, and changing my lifestyle because of the COVID-19 pandemic this past few weeks. I’m fortunate to be near a walking path where social distancing remains possible and if I smile at them first, other walkers will smile back at me.
Issue 122 — March 9, 2020
The quote has been attributed to many people. But since March is Women’s History Month and I’m writing on March 8, International Women’s Day , I’m going with Eleanor Roosevelt: “Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, and today is a gift… that’s why they call it the present.”
Exactly one week from today will be Leap Day, February 29! And I want to spend it with you. Register here to join me at The Power Up Conference: Igniting the Intentional Leader Within, February 28 and 29 at the Scottsdale Plaza Hotel.Read More
Issue 121 — February 10, 2020
Miky Lee perked me up from nearly nodding off toward the end of my friend’s Oscar party. While the staging was gorgeous, the tone had been much mellower than last year’s symbolic #metoo moments and other years when full throated political declarations ripped the air.Read More
Issue 120—February 3, 2020
Despite the drolly delivered good news that Punxsutawney Phil predicts an early spring, I entered February still mourning basketball great Kobe Bryant, who died along with his daughter and seven others in a helicopter crash on January 26.
I can’t get this tragic loss of life, loss of potential, and loss of a history-making African American athlete off of my mind. I begin my Sum column this week with condolences to the families of all who perished.Read More
Issue 119 — January 26, 2020
Last week I wrote about tripping over a pebble while hiking and breaking my wrist. Since then, I’ve been thinking about how it’s never the mountains that trip you up. It’s the pebbles on the path.
Things you can’t see coming even though they are right in front of you. Impediments that don’t catch your eye because they’re so small that you are unaware of them, or you’re vaguely aware and pay no attention.Read More
In this episode, Gloria closes out this season of Take The Lead Women by speaking to the importance of women finding their voices and sharing them with the world. Referencing the hashtag #DontMessWithMe, which was inspired by Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, Gloria highlights numerous women in history who refused to have their voice stifled.Read More
In this episode, Gloria broaches a topic that has recently been making waves in both politics and business: women in the boardroom. Gloria speaks to the work that Stephanie Sonnabend and Malli Gero have done launching a national campaign aimed at increasing the percentage of women on company boards to twenty percent or greater by 2020.Read More
Issue 118— January 20, 2020
It was a gorgeous Arizona Sunday, not yet two weeks into the new year and the new decade. The 2020s. I love that nice round number. I was lighthearted, with the sense of optimism I get at such a time, when it seems like the slate is clean and the future open to our intentions.