June 10, 2013

Build a Better Mousetrap

Do you remember the classic game Mousetrap? It was a board game from the 1960’s, where the idea was to build a Rube-Goldberg-like mousetrap out of random pieces through the […]
May 24, 2013

The “Getting” vs. the “Having”

My husband Jim is a big fan of yard work. Our home sits on an acre and a half of beautiful wooded, hilly, grassy land. Jim takes great pride in […]
May 13, 2013

The endurance of great connections

Can you recall some strong connections with former co-workers? At a wedding this past weekend I ran into two former NASA co-workers. I left NASA in 1997 after almost 14 […]
May 6, 2013

Avoid the Neglect Effect

Are you guilty of propagating the Neglect Effect? When I was about 12, I had a pet hamster. I can’t remember his name…we had lots of hamsters when I was […]
April 29, 2013

Are you setting your team up for failure?

Are you doing what you can for your team to insure success? Or are you setting them up for failure? I was driving home this morning after dropping my daughter […]