In a wildly unpredictable election year, Michael Lyons, character actor in the Netflix series “House of Cards” and I (Cary Broussard), are launching a joint speaking tour to draw parallels between the race for the White House and what we… Read More »Crazy Campaigning Provides Opportunities to UnLearn from Presidential Candidates
My parents helped me get my first job. My aunt had a friend who was the Executive Director of the American Cancer Society. Aunt Milton (yes, my Aunt’s name was Milton) helped me get an interview for the PR Director/Special… Read More »Bring Your Parents to Work Day. Really?
Picture yourself as the only woman working in a power plant. No, this is not a Meryl Streep or Sallie Fields feel good movie, it was real life for Robin Benson at age 23. According to Robin, members of the… Read More »Meryl Streep, Sallie Fields Have Nothing On Robin Benson
What makes workplace diversity potentially one of the most polarizing issues today in business? I have rarely, if ever, worked for someone who was my mirror image. However, many, if not most of us, feel more comfortable and more at… Read More »High Performers and Innovators, Please Apply Today"
My friend Barbara sat down for dinner the other night and the first question fired across the table was “Now Barbara, what HAVE you been doing?” Barbara said she felt herself go red. She fired back, “Can we not start… Read More »Keeping Your Sense of Humor…In Not So Funny Times
I know I’ve changed now. Like all, when I’m in the airport, I have a ton of choices to buy reading material before boarding the plane. For years, when I wanted to relax, I would choose People magazine, USWeekly, some… Read More »Celebrity Gossip or the Physics of Intelligence?
Can we agree on one thing? The economy sucks. I’m asking you – business people of the United States. What are we going to do? Where are the town meetings? The massive education re-tooling we need? Where is the commaraderie and… Read More »I'm Mad (And Spoiled) As Hell About the U.S. Economy
Research has shown (my own research as well as others) that having an advisory board can make all the difference in business success and yes, even in personal endeavors. Master mind groups, advisory boards, boards of directors, you name it,… Read More »Cinderella's Student Advisory Board
Final exams. Ah, what a joyous season! Visions of strong coffee and junk food dancing in our stomachs…Tis the season of overachieving and making the best grades… Here are tips from Cinderella, who had her own “version” of exams…while reaching… Read More »Studying to Reach the Palace