CDMX is good for the soul and business too

Top five reasons a long weekend in Mexico City is good for you and yours. Mexico City is in no way what the media wants you to see or believe. Hello, have you watched the media and the political season? And for the record people from all over the world do business in...

Turn off the noise and turn on the heart

  Is anyone else exhausted by the insanity of the noise all around? The conversations that have gone in a direction less than befitting of the human in humanity? Look to those that understood and now understand something bigger than the noise. Slow down and make...

#FiveWowMoments with Eric

The weather today was as close to perfect as possible. My “quick stop” to the Randalls pharmacy was not going as planned. Eric was a wee bit to chatty for my taste with the customer in front of me. Something inside of my head said, slow down and create...

You are so amazing

What can one possibly say when they hear the words, “You are so amazing”? Perhaps you hear them and when you do, you know exactly how to respond. The very words “You are so amazing” leads me to such a place of humility and gratitude. During...

Wishful, prayerful and hopeful

  Sunday night begins the Jewish New Year- Rosh Hashanah. It is said that on Rosh Hashanah God indicates in the book of life what will occur with all of us for the coming year. Who will live, who will die and how our lives will be for the year. We have up till...

Dear Tony Awards, please pay attention to this request.

There was never a doubt that closing show would be on the books this summer. A few months ago, while visiting Colorado to attend an Autism Hackathon, I met Brian Be, who introduced me to Phamaly. Brian encouraged me to visit the rehearsals for Evita, which I willingly...

Rich, Rude and Eccentric or Kind, Compassionate and Empathetic

This past weekend my nephew graduated from Trinity University and many of us that were in attendance are still talking about the hour and a half spent celebrating these new “Leaders”. Normally, ceremonies such as this are rather boring, at least those I...

#WorldAIDSDay2015

Today, the mission of the organization I personally learned so much from in the 90’s, may be closer than we knew at the time to becoming a reality: To One Day Go Out of Business. That was always the hope of the Board and Staff as we were growing systems and...

Imperfect at best

As the day progresses and the mind reflects, many turn inward to begin the process of asking for and giving forgiveness. The phone calls, notes, emails and sharing of these reflections is a part of the mindfulness required to engage in and have a meaningful fast on...

Reminders matter

This past Labor Day weekend, also known as the B’nai Mitzvah of Miles and Janis Goldstein, created the perfect week for reflections. These two had chosen to spend a lot of time studying and preparing to become adults in the eyes of Judaism.  What struck so many...