The Unexpected Benefit

Sometimes, the unexpected benefit is the most meaningful. When you write a book, people want to know why. What is your goal? What do you hope to gain? Some seek fame and recognition. For others, it is credibility. And others … Continue reading

Speak Easy: Ellis Wows Banking Crowd With Her 5 C’s For Success

By Meg Fry SpeakEasy is a running feature in NJBIZ in which we recap presentations given by key business leaders around the state at one of New Jersey’s many conferences and events. This report is based on a keynote speech … Continue reading

Making The Choice Against All Odds

During an extraordinary career as a senior banking executive, I was often given opportunities way beyond my comfort zone. Yet, having established a track record of success under circumstances of massive change, ambiguity and uncertainty, I was often asked to … Continue reading

3 Tips for More Effective Crucial Conversations

I love you but….. Have you ever had one of those conversations in which someone is saying nice things, and you just know there’s going to be a “but” in there? You can’t focus on the nice things because you … Continue reading

Who’s Got Your Back? The Power of a Mastermind

When I made the move from corporate executive to small business owner, I totally under-estimated just how big a transition that would be. Have you ever taken something on, only to find out that you are WAY out of your … Continue reading