A Message from the Heart

Mary Ann Skipper 2020 Leadership Tips

As Valentine’s Day approaches, we usually think of love with a partner or spouse. In addition to this kind of love, there are three other categories of love that are important for our well-being and overall life satisfaction.

Are You a Ballet Dancer or a Hockey Puck?

Mary Ann Skipper 2019 Leadership Tips

It’s December and there are three thingswe can count on at this time of year-the holidays, Nutcracker ballet performances and…

Is Halloween a Trick or a Treat?

Mary Ann Skipper 2019 Leadership Tips

Halloween is indeed a scary holiday.It features witches, ghosts, and gremlinsand the emotion of fear is prominent. For some of…

Can a Tattoo Help You Decide What to Do? Part 2

Mary Ann Skipper 2019 Leadership Tips

Click Here to Read Part 1 There are two types of decisions.Ear piercing and tattoo.Wait–what did she say?Yes, I said…

Can a Tattoo Help You Decide What to Do? Part 1

Mary Ann Skipper 2019 Leadership Tips

Decision 2020! We hear it on the news regularly.Decisions! Decisions!Most of us make hundreds of decisions daily.What time to get…

Do You Look Beyond the Clouds?

Mary Ann Skipper 2019 Leadership Tips

Over the weekend my husband and I decided to go for a walk on the beach.As is typical in Florida…

The Art of Leadership

Mary Ann Skipper 2019 Leadership Tips

I just got back from a trip to Israel.It was fascinating, inspiring, and educational.It felt like a crash masters course…

When was the last time you answered a question with a question?

Mary Ann Skipper 2019 Leadership Tips

Have you ever answered a question with a question?Twice last week I heard two sports figuresdoing just that and shifting…

Are You BRAVING?

Mary Ann Skipper 2019 Leadership Tips

We all know common words can become verbs in our everyday lexicon. Think “googling,” “faxing,” “kondoing” (named for Marie Kondo’s…

7 C’s to Build Resilience

Mary Ann Skipper 2019 Leadership Tips

The March Madness Final Four Tournament has been filled with nail-biting endings, amazing shooting and stories of surprising upsets and…