Thankful for Opportunity

Thankful for Opportunity

Constance The first time I was turned down for a job I wanted, it was for a reason I could not comprehend. The owner of the business didn’t like my answer to a question he thought was the be-all, end-all of interview questions. His question, “What do you expect from...
You’ve Landed The Job – Now What?

You’ve Landed The Job – Now What?

It was just announced that Miguel Patricio will take the helm as CEO of Kraft Heinz. He is known as a brand builder with experience at Coca-Cola, Johnson & Johnson and, most recently, AB InBev. This is good news for the company as they appear to have taken their...
Ingenuity Is Alive and Well

Ingenuity Is Alive and Well

What do people do when they don’t have enough resources and can’t get more? It depends. On what? Whether or not they have imagination and motivation. Last month, my family and I took a trip to Havana, Cuba. The number of examples of ingenuity were stunning. The famous...
Dear Indra Nooyi

Dear Indra Nooyi

Last week, PepsiCo announced that the CEO, Indra Nooyi, would be retiring in a few months. Though I have not met her, I admired her from a distance and wanted to share why. The following has been adapted from an article previously published on Forbes.com: Dear Indra...

Letter to the Editor – Feedback Folly

I wrote this Letter to the Editor of the New York Times, following all their instructions about how to do that. Since they chose not to publish it, I will. Dear Editor – Karen May makes a very significant point in her interview (Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012). However,...