Post on: September 6, 2013
In preparation for serving as the 2013 campaign chair for the Tulsa Area United Way, I toured its 62 partner agencies including Family & Children’s Services. I learned about their Women in Recovery program which helps transition the lives of women facing prison sentences for non-violent, drug-related offenses.
That’s where I met Nicole who shared her story.
Post on: February 27, 2013
Change never comes easy, but we couldn’t be more thankful for having such a good friend.
This week, as many of us are welcoming the new owners of the Tulsa world we would be remiss to not take the time to truly thank our good friends, the Lorton family, for their commitment to the Tulsa community over the last 100 years.
Post on: November 27, 2012
Each birthday, I’m reminded of how much I love the aging process, odd as that may sound; maybe not so much for the slowing down of the metabolism, but for how much I’ve learned about life and about leadership. I think about the experiences I’ve had, the mistakes I’ve made and the successes I’ve enjoyed, and how each opportunity continues to mold who I am and what’s important to me.
No matter our age, as life rolls along, we need to stay mindful of assessing our growth and the direction we’re headed. We need to regularly assess our destination and push ourselves toward accomplishing new meaningful achievements.
Post on: November 1, 2012
Observing Hurricane Sandy has once again revealed America’s ability to put aside our differences and politics to unify in help and support, in the face of crisis. Without fail, the American people prove that when the pressure is applied and distress is universal, we find ways to work as a collective body.Instances such as this give a glimmer of hope that our often polarized political system is still capable of putting people before parties. Yet, the real question is, what would happen if we learned to have this level of collaboration before a crisis hits?
Post on: October 11, 2012
These are possibly the most dreaded two words in a communications professional’s vernacular. In the past, I have avoided even uttering the phrase in fear that some sort of Beetlejuice-like magic would cause a client’s event to appear on my calendar.