What An Amazing Ride It’s Been

  What an amazing ride it’s been these last five years! I’m grateful for such a tremendously inspiring, challenging and rewarding experience of leading employee communities and collaboration at Walgreens. What an honor it’s been to have had so many opportunities to learn, grow and build new relationships and strengthen partnerships, and help the organization […]

What I’ve Learned In 5 Years At Walgreens

I recently celebrated five years at Walgreens, and as part of this career milestone employees are given a ceremonial 5-year pin and the team gathers around as managers and colleagues say a few words about the milestone and the employee’s accomplishments and contributions to the company. At Walgreens, this pin holds an important cultural significance […]

My Three Words For 2016: Models. Relationships. Present.

Yes, it’s that time. It’s time to work out loud again and share with you my three words for 2016. Models Reflecting back on my experiences in 2015 many books I read talked about mental models and the importance of being aware of how they impact my worldview and how I interact with those around me, […]

10 Things I Learned By Not Watching Sports For A Year

  Okay, so I did it. I completed my experiment and went 365 days without watching any live sports on TV or in-person. Honestly part of me is sad that this experiment is over because I learned so much during the experience. And I didn’t think it would take me this long to reflect and gather […]

What My Toddler Is Teaching Me About Working Out Loud

  I was inspired by this Working Out Loud post by John Stepper. It’s a post asking what you can do to accelerate working out loud (WOL). I’m accepting John’s challenge and I’m going to do “my something” and share with you how my son, a toddler, is inspiring me to think differently about and […]

My three words for 2015: Simple. Focus. Give.

It was extremely valuable to have three words to guide me last year so I’m going to do it again. My three words for 2015 are: Simple, Focus and Give. Simple For me this means that I’m aiming to add more simplicity to my life. As hard as that might be, that’s the goal I’m […]

Reflecting On 26.2

Have you ever wanted to do something you’ve never done before and really make it matter? And make it matter not just for you but for others too? Well, I did. I ran the Chicago Marathon for these three reasons. It was an amazing adventure that changed my life. It was so sweet on so […]