Do You Go With the Flow?

Mary Ann Skipper 2005 Leadership Tips

Recently I have been wanting to have a meeting with someone. I asked several people if they could make an…

Does Your Physical Environment Support You?

Mary Ann Skipper 2005 Leadership Tips

This morning I awoke to clean, clutter free closets. It was like a breath of fresh air when I opened…

Does Your Communication Frustrate You?

Mary Ann Skipper 2005 Leadership Tips

Last week I had to have a difficult conversation with someone I knew would be disappointed by its outcome. I…

Can Opportunity Exist in Crisis?

Mary Ann Skipper 2005 Leadership Tips

Hurricane Katrina and 9/11 bring to mind the word crisis. The Chinese character for crisis is danger and opportunity. This…

Labor Day Honors the Workforce

Mary Ann Skipper 2005 Leadership Tips

The Labor Day holiday honors the workforce. It is a good time to stop and think about what you do.…

Thoughts on Power

Mary Ann Skipper 2005 Leadership Tips

My family evacuated from New Orleans yesterday to escape the hurricane. It’s a category 5 storm with winds up to…

New Food for Thought

Mary Ann Skipper 2005 Leadership Tips

How open are you to new ideas or different perspectives? Last week at a Best of Baltimore party I had…

What Creates a Team?

Mary Ann Skipper 2005 Leadership Tips

How quickly can you create a team? It doesn’t have to take days, weeks, months or even years. I witnessed…

Anything is Possible

Mary Ann Skipper 2005 Leadership Tips

Last week when I was playing golf I had the good fortune to par two of the most difficult hole…

Get that “Vacation Feeling” Everyday

Mary Ann Skipper 2005 Leadership Tips

I spent a wonderful weekend boating on Chesapeake Bay with some dear friends. We laughed, ate, drank, talked and got…