It’s Tough To Reach Your Peak Performance If You’re Not Willing To Try A New Gear

Our picture perfect day yesterday inspired me to get out for a bike ride. As I headed up the hill and downshifted, it took a few clicks for the gears to respond. I realized I was long overdue for taking my bike in for service. Were I so remiss with teeth cleaning I’m quite sure… Continue reading It’s Tough To Reach Your Peak Performance If You’re Not Willing To Try A New Gear

If School and Camp Both Help Kids Learn, Why Is One So Much More Fun?

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Monday was the first day of summer camp at our house.  My daughters returned to a camp they went to last year, one where they get to choose from an array of options on what they’re going to do each day.  And I do mean an array – soccer, video games, cooking, sewing and lots… Continue reading If School and Camp Both Help Kids Learn, Why Is One So Much More Fun?

Divergence on the benefit of a college degree

Have you seen firsthand the powerful impact of women leaders? At Journeous we’re two driven women raising daughters and are committed to raising self-sufficient and confident young women. But when we look at our own amazingly capable female entrepreneurial colleagues, the data is both depressing and encouraging. While women-led ventures got only 2% of all… Continue reading Divergence on the benefit of a college degree

Disrupting Our Approach to Navigating Disruption

On Friday night I went to a barbecue for our elementary school principal who’s retiring at the end of next week.  Having been in her role for 10 years, she’s the only principal any of the current parents knew. In the vast majority of conversations with parents Friday evening, it was clear that most were… Continue reading Disrupting Our Approach to Navigating Disruption

Why I Left Two of the ‘Top Companies To Work For’

LinkedIn was out last week with its list of top companies to work for.  It’s a list of 50 companies, nearly all of which will be familiar names.  When trying to figure out your first move, or your next move, these lists can seem an easy go to as the best place to start.  However, while… Continue reading Why I Left Two of the ‘Top Companies To Work For’