The Power Of Connections

Let’s face it. I’m a confirmed extrovert. For those of you who know me, that was a “duh” statement. I can’t help myself. Last weekend, my husband and I flew to Portland, Oregon. Before we boarded the airplane, I looked at our seat assignments. Once again, I was in the middle row. And my husband…

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Be A Catalyst Of Change For Your Business

This year, we’re road tripping across North America with industry experts to explore what matters most to growing businesses. We’re calling this program Catalyst. These are authentic conversations with thought leaders on how to better manage your business, empower your people, engage your customers, and improve your decision making. No matter what stage your business,…

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Top 5 Digital Marketing Trends for 2018

Predictions, predictions, predictions. Seems that’s the going trend this time of year with blogs. So, I thought I would dive in and share my predictions for digital marketing. And it’s all around storytelling. The STORY is everything but how you tell that story is just as important. Here are my Top 5 Digital Marketing Trends for 2018: Community:…

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Screw Making A New Year’s Resolution. Just Pick A Word.

It’s that time of year, where everyone is talking about their New Year’s resolutions. Not me. I say, don’t complicate your life with a resolution you won’t keep. Just pick a word. I do this and I make that word my theme for the entire year. Past words have included AMPLIFY, DISRUPTION, INNOVATION, and COMMUNITY.…

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Picasso, Beaches, and Boobs

On any given day, Picasso, beaches, and boobs go together—right? At least in Barcelona they do. Picasso is a must. I grew up in a family that appreciated art. My mom and dad took us to as many museums as possible. When I visit a large city, it’s kind of a ritual to visit an…

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Exploring Barcelona

We all slept through the night. Thank god. This made for a pleasant morning, eating breakfast and planning our first outing. Today, our goal was to get out and see Barcelona. The best way to do that is a combination of walking and driving around. We wandered through our Gracia neighborhood and made our way to…

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Location, location, location

When I’ve told people we’re going to live in Barcelona for the summer, the first question I get asked is, “Where?” My simple response? I did the research.   Jim and I had the good fortune of visiting Barcelona four years ago on our way to a friend’s wedding in Monaco. We knew of the…

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¡La Vida Loca!

Have you ever wanted to get lost in the moment and live outside your comfort zone? I do every day and that’s how this crazy idea about taking my family to live in Spain came to be—even if only for a summer.   I’ve always had a wanderlust to explore the world and meet new…

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If You Can Dream It, You Can Do It

“If you can dream it, you can do it.” Back in the day, when I worked at Adobe, that was our tagline for Photoshop. Fast forward to 2017 and I am living this mantra everyday with the work I do for SAP. I’m a marketer but I’m also a creative person. I love coming up…

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Skier Life: Why I Spent 55 Days on Mountain

I’m a diehard skier. I spent 55 days on mountain this season. I’m not a ski bum nor an employee at a resort. I work in the high tech world of Silicon Valley. But during winter, all my weekends are spent in the mountains around Lake Tahoe. That’s a heck of a lot of time. So, what is…

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