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Innovate Life Experiment #1: Digital Detox & Retox

As I navigate through a transition period in my career and determine where I want to focus my energy on next, I’ve been conducting a few experiments. I call them my “Innovate Life” experiments. After spending the past seven years sprinting as an entrepreneur I realize how much time was spent innovating my business and […]

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Life Lessons At Sea

I live on water. My boat, which is my home, had some work done on it awhile back so it was turned around backwards in the marina slip facing the opposite direction it usually faces. Typically, our backyard (aft deck) faces the ocean and in this case it was facing the dock walkway. So basically […]

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Dear Presidential Candidates: Humanize Your Brand

Dear Presidential Candidates: Hello, it’s me … … and a lot of other people who would like you to explain a few things. You see we’re trying to get to know you because we love our country. We were wondering … … if after all these debates you’d like to go over everything. Hello, can you hear […]

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Study: Companies with strong female leadership perform better.

Do women in business impact the bottom line? Yes. Okay, now what? This 31-page research report, published in November 2015, indicates that yes, indeed, more women leaders equal more profit. More than 4,000 public companies across the globe were included in this study. I sifted through the tantalizing write up so you don’t have to […]

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A Letter To My Younger Self

I was recently asked to write a letter to my younger self. It was a powerful exercise that I believe everyone should experience. Props to Lore and Little Things for this brilliant series. Thank you for the opportunity. Here is my letter … Dear Young Amy Jo: I write this letter to you on a plane […]