What’s in your Mystery Basket?

Truth time. I’ve got a little obsession. And I know I’m not alone on this one. It combines some of my very favorite things: riveting drama, diverse personalities…and food. It’s the television show Chopped. And I looooooove it. In fact, I record it regularly so I can watch it every morning as I prep for the day. If you don’t know the Food Network...
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Lessons Learned From the Year’s Best Screw-Ups

We all make mistakes. I make them all the time. (Want proof? Check out my lessons learned from a major meltdown post) Luckily most of my mistakes happen relatively privately, involving few people. Others aren’t so fortunate. Their mistakes occur smack dab in the public spotlight – for all to see and judge. Which means the rest of us get to sit back and ...
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What Great Leaders Know About Screwing Up

I’m not going to lie. I’ve screwed up a lot in life. I’ve made all kinds of mistakes – both stupidly mild and fairly serious. I’ve forgotten the names of people I know and pretended to know people I’ve never met I’ve said the wrong thing -- or done the wrong thing – and hurt people’s feelings I’ve crashed cars and parked illegally I’ve spent too much m...
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