If You Give a Mouse a Cookie…

Thoughts From the Coffee Table: If you give a mouse a cookie…. I am excited to head to Toronto soon for the Meeting Planners International annual conference. I thought it would be fun to have something more than just my business card to give when I meet new people there. So I had the not-so…

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Polly Want a New Skirt?

Thoughts From the Coffee Table: Why do my salespeople only parrot our scripts? Merlot the Parrot lives and works at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress in Orlando. He makes every guest feel welcome as they walk in the door. He makes people want to stay. I recently had two diametrically opposed shopping experiences in clothing…

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One Fish, Two Fish….

Thoughts From the Coffee Table: You should have seen the one that got away! We spent the weekend helping my husband’s family open their lake home for the summer. Hard work, great food, laughter and lots of Pinnacle made for a wonderful time. I was fascinated by the millions of newly hatched fish, trying to…

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Transformation…One Bite at a Time

Thoughts From the Coffee Table: I swear, I only ate three. Yesterday I had the pleasure of leading the first of three interactive sessions with the Emerging Leaders group within National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD). I often only get an hour or two with groups. Never enough to see transformation. Knowing I get to…

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Our Inner Peace

Thoughts From the Coffee Table: I’ve lost my owner. How will she/he make it through the day without me? When I was very young I used to steal my mom’s silk slips and carry them around with me, pressed against my cheek while I sucked my thumb. Needless to say, my mother didn’t find this…

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