Archive for the ‘Public Speaking’ Category


Who am I?

I wear many hats. My life is chaotic, and wonderful. I am an event planner and an event attendee. I am a hostess and an accountant, who charms snakes on the side. I am a summer camp counselor, and always a southern lady. I can switch from cowboy boots to sneakers to stilettos in the blink of an eye, and be ready for any meeting. I just discovered I love photography, and  that puppy ears are the new black. I
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Love Meerkats and Marketing?

I’ve been talking a lot about it on Twitter and Facebook so I’m sure you’ve heard me gushing, but I’m super excited to announce my participation in the first annual Schipul Web Marketing Conference…. or as we Schipulites like to call it: SchipulCon09. Since my bartending college days, throwing a great party has been my specialty so you can bet SchipulCon09 is going to be one. It’s this October 15 & 16 and yes…. we’re taking over the Houston Zoo!!
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Channeling my Inner Army Chick

On December 13, 2002 I joined the Army Reserves. Swearing in was one of the most amazing and important decisions I have ever made. I often get asked why I decided to join the Army and I think my answer is fairly simple. I wanted to be a part of something greater than I am. I wanted to be pushed to my limits and I wanted to do something good for my country. Let’s fast forward seven years…. I am
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It’s the First of May which Means the Indie Biz Chicks Conference is Only a Week Away! Join me?

Heyo! I cannot believe it is already May 1!! This year has flown by in a series of amazing events and opportunities and people. Mostly People. Yep…. Most DEFINITELY People. And luckily I’ve got another opportunity to teach and to connect with some amazing people coming again soon! The Indie Biz Chicks Conference is on May 6 and 7. Won’t you join me? I’m speaking on Wednesday, May 6 at 1 pm EST. You’ll get more info on how to
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Gladwell Breaks it Down in H-Town: Where the Heck is the Magic Dust?!

Welcome readers of the Houston Chron.com!! Thanks for visiting Secret’s out. I have an Internet crush Malcolm Gladwell. I know I already blogged about him here and here… and also tweet about him all the time, but I just saw him speak at a Greater Houston Partnership luncheon and I’ve got just a hundred a little bit more to say. First of all. Malcolm Gladwell is a GREAT speaker. To read the man is not to hear him. I have
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