Mentoring with Fabio Viviani

A few weeks ago, I ate lunch at the amazing Siena Tavern in Chicago’s River North area.  Afterwards, I did a bit of research for my restaurant review and came across this interview with Siena’s Executive Chef, Fabio Viviani. Besides being charming, dynamic and witty,… Read More ›

4 Signs of a Weak Leader

We have all heard the old adage, “actions speak louder than words.” Unfortunately, for many, image speaks louder than  meaningful action as well.  Especially, when it comes to leadership.  A recent article in Inc magazine explains how to identify the weak leader… Read More ›

Choosing a Career

Why Changing Careers is Often Necessary I have been reviewing resumes and professional bios lately  It’s increasingly common to see job changes every two or three years on most resumes.  There are pros and cons to being a job changer.  The pros include… Read More ›

The Word: Truth

I kicked-off my year of truth with a high impact move by meeting with Billy Dexter, Partner with Heidrick and Struggles and former fellow Teen Living Programs executive board member. Billy agreed to meet with me and provide feedback on my ability… Read More ›