Reflect, Not Resolve for 2019

Finally, a new year’s resolution I can get excited about. As I sat down to figure out our plan to say goodbye to 2018, I first stole a glance of a few pages in my newest read TED Talks, The Official TED Guide to Public Speaking, required reading for our upcoming proposal for a TEDx… Continue reading Reflect, Not Resolve for 2019

Getting to the Roots of My “Why”

Every decision has a reason, but do we ever stop to ask why? Picture yourself holding one single flower seed between your fingers. It may sound a bit odd, but trust me on this one. Now you take that seed and plant it in a pot filled with soil. You spray some water on it… Continue reading Getting to the Roots of My “Why”

Mentors Support You, but Sponsors Propel You

Last week as I was wrapping up a college workshop I’d facilitated, I shared what’s always a fun discussion – the mistakes I’ve made and lessons they’ve taught me over a couple of decades of work. One that always makes me smile is one of my first boss’s words of wisdom. He told me, “Success… Continue reading Mentors Support You, but Sponsors Propel You

Our Advice: Don’t Follow Everyone’s Advice

I visited my mom over the weekend who’s now firmly in the grip of her Parkinson’s disease. As it’s continued its progression, my sister and I have reminded her, often, to exercise, since that’s been shown to have some benefit against the uphill battle she faces. She’s gone along reluctantly in an effort to slow… Continue reading Our Advice: Don’t Follow Everyone’s Advice

Journeous and Athlete Story Talk Transition: Re-find Yourself After Sports

We recently sat down with Anja Bolbjerg of Athlete Story, a business focused on helping athletes transition from sports to new careers. Pam was joined by former elite squash player Katherine Johnson (who we were honored to speak with at the Miami  EY Women Athletes Business Network), and discussed the art of story telling and… Continue reading Journeous and Athlete Story Talk Transition: Re-find Yourself After Sports

How to Uncover Your Values

At dinner recently, my husband asked about a workshop I’d facilitated, which led my daughter to ask about the specifics of what we’d talked about that day. My twins are now past the age where I can get away with a one-liner response they don’t understand. In true Elizabeth Warren fashion, “She persisted.” What exactly… Continue reading How to Uncover Your Values