Author Archives: Gina Danford

Endings and New Beginnings

Happy New Year! Happy 2013! With the close of one year and the advent of the next, it’s the perfect time to take a few minutes reflect on the time gone by and set your intention for what’s to come. Reflecting on 2012 Before getting swept away in the energy of the New Year, grab […]

Coping with Tragedy

As a Nation Mourns the Senseless Loss of Life. Since the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary last week, the nation has been mourning the heart wrenching loss of 20 beautiful children and six remarkable adults. As a parent, the news hit really close to home for me. I had dropped my two-year old daughter off […]

Creating Partnership Success

The Critical Element for Building Successful Partnerships. In my line of work, I see the best and worst of business.  I celebrate my clients’ successes, which is my absolute favorite thing.  (No surprise there.)  I am also beside my clients in some of their darkest moments – helping them pick up the pieces of ideas, […]

Failure and Success

How the Most Spectacular Failures can Lead to the Most Incredible Accomplishments. Failure.  The word is loaded with connotations.  With many executives, it’s a highly unpopular word.  After all, how many highly driven Type A people do you know that enjoy failing? Yet, there is so much to be gained from failure.  Failure is the […]

Time to Talk Turkey

Taking Time to Say Thank You. Thanksgiving is upon us.  It’s that unique American holiday filled with family, parades, football, Black Friday shopping and of course turkey.  While there are many great traditions around Thanksgiving – my favorite is sharing for what everyone is thankful. Before leaving the office on Wednesday and entering Thursday’s tryptophan […]

Election 2012 – The World is Watching

The 45th President of the United States. Today, we’ll choose the next President of the United States.  This election has been particularly interesting, as people feel strongly about their chosen candidate and the associated platform.  What we tend to forget is that the world is watching… The Global Stage In the two weeks leading up […]

What I Learned about Business from U2

How Business and Life Work in Mysterious Ways. Lessons in business are everywhere.  This week, I found them on my iPod.  As I’ve shared before, I am a huge fan of U2.  I adore the band’s music, creativity and social activism.  I never realized that their songs are also lessons in business and life for […]