Have Some Cake and Eat It Too

There’s a popular phrase out there, “You can’t have your cake and eat it too.” It essentially means that you can’t have two opposing things at the same time. It’s a very useful phrase to remember as we often wish to both have and eat cake in various ways. But there is one way that Read More …

Leadership and Educators

Leadership is an important topic all around, but the leaders that make the most difference are the ones that are too often overlooked, and that is our educators.Educators are a huge part of our lives and the people that we spend the majority of our time with in our youth. From the time we enter Read More …

The Wisdom of Leading Ladies

As we come to an end with our first Leading Ladies blog series, it’s nice to take a look back on the posts that, although we might not have known it at the time, gave us so much inspiration, such motivation to keep moving forward with our own dreams and goals.  From tips to how Read More …

Do What Moves You

Amanda Quraishi works full-time as an IT professional at Mobile Loaves and Fishes in Austin, Texas. She is also a blogger and an inter-faith activist. I’m a planner.  As a full-time-working-mother-of-two with an overflowing agenda of volunteering and extra-curricular activities, it’s really the only way I can get it all done.  I rely heavily on Read More …

Leaders & Learning to Communicate

There’s no question about it. Leaders need to be strong communicators. Do you understand your communication style? Do you know your strengths and areas for improvement? I often debrief leaders on a leadership assessment that provides deep insight into their communication style. It provides of list of communication dos and don’ts, which sheds light on Read More …

Leaving a Lasting Legacy

What do you want your legacy to be? What mark do you hope to leave in the minds and hearts of those who follow you? What are you doing to create this lasting legacy? Dawn Perkins Buhler is a mom, wife, volunteer, public employee, and friend. She grew up in Massachusetts and has lived in Read More …