Pivot

Posted on August 23, 2019

Boy, do I understand a good pivot in life. Last night, I felt I was not alone as fellow professionals in our community discussed their stories which included big, life-altering pivots of their own. OCEAN NEI's event last night "Pivot" held at The Club Room at The Clyde, (amazing venue, by…

Understanding your audience

Posted on August 13, 2019

Let's talk for a moment about customer experience. Recently, my family and I had a dinner out at one of our favorite dining establishments in town, 800 Degrees Three Fires. No, they're not a client of mine, but we love this place so much that I would like to use it…

Priorities

Posted on August 09, 2019

I learned my lesson last year. I took a position that I thought would be more flexible than it ended up being and became so consumed in my work that I felt like I wasted the summer away working. Well, that is what most grown-ups do, right?  This summer, I decided…

Fort Wayne is SOUP-er innovative

Posted on July 26, 2019

I usually have a Thursday night commitment, but this week, I decided it was time to skip that and to FINALLY check out Fort Wayne SOUP. I was blessed enough to have my generous and community-minded mom accompany me.  Held at The Summit, Fort Wayne SOUP provides an opportunity for folks…

A welcoming crowd

Posted on July 21, 2019

I don't have the water cooler chats, grab lunch with your cube-mate days, or after-work golf experiences that someone working in a large corporate environment may have anymore. I traded that for the thrilling, nail-biting world of entrepreneurship and more quality time with my family.  However, I am impressed daily…

It's all about the relationships

Posted on July 19, 2019

If you ever have the opportunity to get together with Jere Johnson, do it! I had such a wonderful time getting to know Jere better this week as we dined at Smokehaus in New Haven for lunch. Even though our first time meeting face-to-face was just this April, we discovered many connections we…