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Having Resiliency and Overcoming Adversity

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Hi everyone. So I live in Miami, Florida, and today I thought I’d talk a little bit about resiliency and overcoming adversity. Oftentimes I’m asked at the end of my talks, what’s your secret sauce to resiliency? How have you come out of this and the way that you’ve come out of it, smiling, standing […]

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What is AntiFragility?

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We should adopt antifragility as a means of maneuvering through disorder. That because everything is susceptible to stress change and some kinds of entropy or volatility. And so what it means is like the old saying that whatever doesn’t kill us makes us stronger. So it’s when you push through chaos, when you push through […]

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Speak Your Truth Through Activism

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Speak Your Truth Through Activism “You must speak your truth, no matter the consequences.” -Rashmi Airan Photo attribution: Lorie Shaull PARKLAND, FLORIDA February 14, 2018 17 victims 1 gunman At around 4:00 in the afternoon on February 14th, 2018, as I drove home after picking up my son from volleyball practice, I happened to glance at […]

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Wisdom for Women in the Workplace

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Wisdom for Women in the Workplace Last year I was honored with an invitation to speak at the MGM Resorts Women’s Leadership Conference alongside other engaging and inspiring speakers. The conference showcased a vast wealth of wisdom for women in the workplace. As I walked into the private reception on the eve of my speaking […]

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Improving Ethical Decision Making in the Workplace

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Improving Ethical Decision Making in the Workplace When I was incarcerated and serving my sentence, I met a vibrant, strong, intelligent woman who had been an associate attorney in a law firm practicing for a few years.  On one particular evening, her boss asked her to pretend to be one of their clients on a […]

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