Relationship Building | Managing Up!

managing up

My friend Ted Rubin has a quote that I love – “Relationships are like muscle tissue, the more you engage them, the stronger and more valuable they become”.   Having a healthy, positive relationship with your boss, investors or board makes your work life much easier, it’s also good for your job satisfaction and your […]

Good Leadership Tips (a gift from my mentors)


Today March 30 is my birthday, I want to gift you a couple of tips I was given by my amazing mentors on how to be a great leader. Good leadership is essential to business.  Having a great idea or business goal and assembling a team to bring that concept/goal to life is the first step […]

Poor Communication Can Have Damaging Effects


Guess What – Today’s topic is COMMUNICATION! Whatever the size of your company, your team represents the most significant investment both in time and in money, and ultimately determines the success or failure of the organization. It seems obvious, yet over and over again I see issues with communication and oddly I see the most communication […]

Reflections from the United State of Women Summit

This is what a feminist looks like

My topic for June is dedicated to sharing a blog by Tracey Welson-Rossman following her trip to the “United State of Women Summit” that took place on June 14th 2016 in Washington DC. In this blog Tracey recommends that we continue to support each others work with words of encouragement, acts of kindness, and purposeful connections. […]

Sold Out! #WITSPHL


#WITSPHL is the Women In Tech Summit – Philadelphia.  Today’s event was sold out months in advance! I had the honor of speaking again at the Women In Tech Summit, founded by the amazing Gloria Bell and Tracey Welson-Rossman. It is difficult to find the words for this blog to explain how amazing these women […]

Practice “The Power of Now”

the power of now

One of our healthcare portfolio companies was distracted and anxious this week over a potential issue related to cash-flow and so I reminded them about this quote from Lao Tzu: “If you are depressed you are living in the past. If you are anxious you are living in the future. If you are at peace […]