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Can Bad Olympic Event Coverage Affect Sponsorship?

July 30, 2012

NBC has been coming under fire for not only failing to broadcast the 2012 London Olympic events live, but also for broadcasting poorly. #NBCfail is making its own news, and there’s a backlash in the honesty of the network. Admitting you’re trying to make money off the event is fine. Limiting your own ways to […]

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Bombshell in a Blazer

February 8, 2012

Ellie Scarborough, founder of, may be an expert on mending a broken heart, but she also knows that keys to success are found in who you are as a person. I had the opportunity to gain insights from her, and here are her best tips: bombshell: (n) a woman who is sensationally shocking, amazing, vibrant […]

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The Balance Between Leadership and Accountability

July 19, 2011

The following is posted at Forbes blogs Work in Progress: With all the Rupert Murdoch news about him not being aware of the phone hacking News of the World journalists conducted, it’s sounding a little similar to Enron: We didn’t know. There is a fine line balancing the expertise leaders may have in a specific area with the […]

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You Know It, Now Do It!

May 25, 2011

The other day I was talking with a trainer at the gym about my health goals. After a severe car accident and some big changes in my personal life, I spent the last few years struggling with how I was going to get my fitness back on track. The worst part, however, was in the […]

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Being Boss And The Minefield Of Office Friendships

April 14, 2011

This post is available over at Forbes blogs – Work in Progress: Over the years, I have learned there is a fine balance between being direct and being aggressive. More on that later. When you’re aspiring to be the top in school, no one really mentions the “how” you get there as being important. In […]

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Elections: Now is the Time to Do

April 12, 2011

I have to say it: I hate the fact that we’re already hearing about elections for 2012. Logically, I understand it takes a long time to educate the American public, sort out all the contenders, and make sure that we have qualified candidates when it gets to voting day. However, as a businesswoman, I’m a little […]

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How Will You Serve? Relay for Life

March 14, 2011

Ut Prosium. That I May Serve. Those are some pretty inspiring words to live by. I have some other words, as well: “To lend to those less fortunate a helping hand… To keep forever sacred the memory of those we have loved and lost. To be to others what we would they would be to […]

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The Future We Create: Why Women in Industry Should Still Share Insight

March 2, 2011

About a month ago I was asked to be a speaker for a virtual conference. The Future We Create: The Future of Women in Chemistry and Science, sponsored by Dow Chemical (NYSE: DOW), is an event bringing 60 women together to share insight and advice as part of the International Year for Chemistry. Of course I was […]

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I Hope Gabby Comes Back Fighting

January 14, 2011

Below is a post over at Forbes blogs: I am a young woman in America during a time when it can sometimes be difficult to find the good in people. I am an MBA student at Virginia Tech, and almost every day I walk by the portraits of those lost on April 16, 2007. And […]

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