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The Courage to be Disliked

We’re almost three months into the new year, and we all have made choices about what kind of year we’ll have.  Perhaps

Earlier this month, a friend of mine initiated a conference call between her, another friend, and myself.  Just out of the blue.

Connection.   We are human beings and need that human interaction.  We crave it.  There is a physical and mental shift that happens

Women represent fewer than 15% of patent holders.  It is difficult to find verifiable statistics on registered trademarks, but one can assume

Powerfully Choosing in 2024

I’m not someone who believes in new year’s resolutions because I believe that we are constantly evolving, ever learning, always failing and

For my first 2024 blog, I want to honor someone who’s been a continuing influence and inspiration in my life. I want

Attribute Three, Be Imaginative, tells us to dream big and think outside the box, which also leaves room for us to try

Criticism to Positivity

My daughter recently came home from elementary school upset by what a classmate said about her. The classmate shared that another fellow

I can’t believe it’s been almost three years since we were all stuck inside fighting through the mental, physical, and emotional anguish

Our AI Declaration

If you have read my book, The GSD Factor, you know my grandfather General Joseph S. Bleymaier’s accomplishments with NASA and the

For the last year and a half, I’ve been seeing a therapist. I’ll admit I only started going because therapy seems to

Bring In The Ships + Meg Duty

Bring In The Ships In the last month there have been some great conversations happening around the question: “How do we fix

Be confident. Using your voice to advocate for yourself. Over the years, there has been substantial talk of self-advocacy.  It’s  often brought

“We make a living by what we get; we make a life by what we give.” — Winston Churchill This year has

GSD Blog + pumpspotting

Being a mom is one of the greatest opportunities I have been given. I am keenly aware of the fact that being

There are lessons to be learned all around us, if we are open and willing to see, hear, and receive.  When we

Question: Why entrepreneurs quit their jobs to launch a business  Query: Seeking successful entrepreneurs who would like to share why they quit

How many of you have built out a plan and have followed it?  Have you ever been paused and had to pivot? 

Through the journey of writing my book I’ve had the honor and pleasure to work with some very talented editors, cover designers,

Often, I’m asked if I parent the same way that I lead my teams and coach my clients, and the answer is

Be Influential.  This is the sixth and final of the six core GSD Factor attributes.   Here’s a quick recap: The GSD Factor

Be Resilient

Be Resilient.  This is the fifth of the six core GSD Factor attributes.   Here’s a quick recap: The GSD Factor life consists

Be Present + Antonio Javar

Be Present.  This is the fourth of the six core GSD Factor attributes.   Here’s a quick recap: The GSD Factor life consists

Be Connecting + Raghu Sundara

The GSD Factor life consists of six main attributes: Be Confident, Be Inquisitive, Be Imaginative, Be Present, Be Resilient, and Be Influential.