Chandini Portteus:  Writing LIVESTRONG’S Next Chapter

When she read the words “unflappable under crisis” in the job description for the CEO of the Livestrong Foundation, Chandini Portteus had no fear.  The 36-year old had navigated through a brand crisis before at another Texas based cancer fighting organization, Susan G. Komen.  Portteus was well prepared for another battle. In her first six […]

Don’t stop telling 9-11 stories

The flags stand proudly in the middle of my town on this September 11th.  As I drove by them on the way to school, I realized how few flags I see around the area on the anniversary of that disastrous day.  We don’t stop as often to think back and remember.  We don’t spend as […]

My Back To School Hopes

The first day of school is another version of News Year’s Day to me.  As parents we have so many new hopes and plans as our children enter the classroom.  We hope for that perfect all powerful teacher that will connect with our kids in a way that will make them brilliant and talented.  We hope […]