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Tips for Effective Public Speaking

For many employees, especially leaders in highly visible positions, effective public speaking is just another part of the job. Whether it’s addressing the media, motivating employees, making an innovative pitch or speaking to the community, watching a talented orator deliver an effective presentation can be both inspiring and intimidating – especially to those of us […]

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3 Easy Ways to Improve Office Productivity

Office productivity sometimes feels elusive, especially when we lose our focus, let our priorities get muddied or allow petty drama to consume our thoughts. We humans love our shiny objects, but luckily there are ways to overcome those silly distractions and boost office productivity. In the weeks leading up to my wedding, I received a […]

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The Sleep Study Conspiracy

This post was contributed by my fabulous mother, Pat Rice!  This is Anna’s mom and I snore. Loudly. As in roof rattling, clear the room, wake the dead loudly.  Or so I’ve been told.  I happened to mention this to my family practice doctor during my recent physical and the next thing I knew, I […]

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A Letter to My Dog

Dear Bella, You will be six years old in February.  I guess that makes sometime this month your half birthday.  I remember the day I brought you home from the hospital middle of nowhere.  I’d driven about an hour outside of Tallahassee to pick you up from some nice people.  They found you and your sister […]

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