Category Archives: Bigger Picture

The Bigger Picture: To Get it Done, Leave it Undone

We’ve all been confronted with the dreaded blank page. Those of you writing admissions essays certainly understand how intimidating it is to pull up a blank Word doc, knowing that you need to fill the …

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The Bigger Picture: Beginnings Are Hard

Last week my husband and I took a tennis lesson together. The teacher watched me hit a few balls (with a racket borrowed from him) and then informed me that I needed to completely adjust …

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The Bigger Picture: How To Get It All Done

Over the past 15 years, I have become a Master Juggler. As both a mother and a business owner, I balance commitments such as business travel, all-team meetings and strategic planning with chaperoning field trips, …

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The Bigger Picture: Don’t Let the Perfect be the Enemy of the Good

Every night, without fail, I map out the following day in my calendar. I block off time for exercise, errands, family responsibilities, seeing friends and working on various projects.  If I want something to happen …

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The Bigger Picture: Beginning Before I Am Ready

Years ago, I traveled to Barcelona with a dear friend to celebrate her birthday. I remember wandering through the streets, discussing topics ranging from family to future vacation plans to our respective careers. I told her then …

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The Bigger Picture: What it’s All About

For the past 16 years, I have written in my blog, contributed articles to various publications, been interviewed by journalists, moderated forums, hosted webinars, advised clients, spoken on panels, authored a book and recorded videos, …

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