55 years after I left China as an infant, I am “going home” … More Off to the land of my birth!
You, too, can be a successful retiree. Here are the top 10 keys! … More Retirement 101: 10 keys to success
What a blast to rally new graduates as the commencement speaker for Florida Gulf Coast University on Dec. 12! I was honored to be invited by President Wilson Bradshaw, and immediately began pondering how to avoid being dull and forgettable. I have my personal story, which continues to resonate with its universal message of hope and … More Exhilarating graduate’s anthem
We had a fascinating tour through Southeast Asia including Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand and Singapore. This blog highlights the wondrous collection of temples near Siem Reap, Cambodia. … More Mystical Angkor temples
Calling all graduates: what will get you off your smart phones, at least for a few minutes? … More What do 2015 graduates want to hear?
I just had the pleasure of speaking to two groups back to back on leadership, branding and communication–my favorite topics as a lifelong learner. (Yes, I’m retired and committed to taking a year off. But these are fun engagements that do not count as work, contrary to what my husband Randy says.) Here are four … More 4 keys to leadership success
Chapter three of three Uncle Fong finally stopped playing lumberjack at about age 90. Short and spry like a jack rabbit, he had tackled handyman jobs all his life, from dripping faucets to erratic outlets, cluttered gutters to unruly trees. His energy was matched only by his self-confidence, often to the dismay of his two … More Reunion magic: Family intersections and crossroads
Strolling the halls of memory at our grammar and high schools … More Reunion magic: Returning to Goudy and Lane
What happens when childhood friends long unseen come together after 30-plus years? … More Reunion magic: Yes, you can go home again
Am I excelling or failing so far? … More Retirement milestone: 3 months and counting