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What is a team? “A group of 2 or greater people focused on the same goal” – I have heard this from possibly ( Sam Falco )Always the same or similar phrase and it has stuck with me. A team starts there, and then it becomes more! What makes a/my/the team work? Top things that…

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Life Long Learning

I heard this phrase from Nicole Spence-Goon during a presentation and it stuck with me. I totally believe it and I love it! Recently someone asked how I had time to do the “learning” that I do. My response was I make time for it. If you have a desire, #learning you can organize and…

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Imposter Syndrome

Imposter syndrome – such a terrible name and it just feels dirty to say, right? Recently I spent time with LeanInAgile (LIA) DMV Spiral chatting about this topic! Such a fun time! I have listened to other talks and reading articles and trying to determine if this was a thing I had (like a rash),…

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Do you laugh and have fun?

Research says: children laugh more than 300 times a day, whereas adults laugh less than 20 times a day. I heard that statistic and it made me very sad. I was at a gathering this weekend, we laughed so hard and for so long that my tummy muscles hurt! How fantastic is that? Do you…

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Do you have a best friend at work?

One of my favorite and sometimes heartbreaking questions regarding work and how valid it is – “Do you have a best friend at work?” It’s such a simple set of words, but such a poignant question.  So much behind that question. Do you have that person that you can share your victories, even the little…

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Your Traits

Who made you who you are today? Who instilled in you the traits you are proud of? Recently while working on a presentation it popped into my mind that that my mom was “my personal RBG”. Seems like a weird sentiment, but after watching the documentary on Justice Ginsburg, I was amazed at her history,…

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