African Safari – Flying back over the Serengeti -eyes closed!

African Safari Day 6 Location: Morning Serengeti drive and flight back to Arusha On our final day, we journeyed back to Arusha by flying back across the vast expanse of the Serengeti which we had crossed in the days before. Normally, I do just fine in planes but on this particular day, I sat in… Read More

African Safari – Crater drive – hippos and gazelles and ostrich oh my!

African Safari – Day 3 Location: Ngorongoro National Park Crater Lodge: Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge Sunday was our crater drive down into the Ngorongoro crater. This park is actually a conservation area where lions, elephants, zebras and flamingos all cohabiting together. Until, of course, it becomes lunch time. At 19km wide and a surface of… Read More

African Safari – Maasai, baboons and the Ngorongoro Crater

African Safari – Day 2 Location: Ngorongoro National Park Crater Lodging: Ngorongoro Serena Lodge Saturday morning began with a game drive on our way to the crater. Still en route, we stopped to visit Maasai village where our group had the opportunity to interact with members of this nomadic tribe.  We were invited into their… Read More

African Safari – Arrival in Arusha

Lodge: Arumeru River Lodge Location: Arusha, Tanzania Arrival day: Wednesday evening into Thursday, September 2016 Our east African safari takes place in Tanzania. The trip was 8 days long and the itinerary was a combination of visiting Tarangire National Park, the Ngorongoro Crater and the legendary Serengeti. We would be visiting during late September into… Read More

How To Do Your Year-End Reflecting in Rapid Fire!

I love Christmas time but not for the reasons you might expect. To me, this time of year is a reflection point. In particular, it’s a day where we collectively consider what’s really important in life and make an effort to be surrounded by people who contribute to it most. I think we should have… Read More

Life Advice for Millennials: Stand Up For Yourself But Take The Emotion Out Of It

I haven’t posted anything in the last week. But that’s because I had switched gears and was writing for a different outlet. Well, after working very hard to submit a finalized version for said outlet, it happened that my work was not published in its entirety. Normally, I’m open to edits because I like making… Read More

Reading List Inspired by A Digital Marketing Millennial

I typically over prepare for questions I might get asked on webinars or talks I’m giving. But I was recently part of a panel at an event hosted by the San Diego American Marketing Association where I was asked a question about what books I’ve read that have had the most influence on my professional… Read More

Life Advice: The Impact Of Extending An Invitation

Sometimes we take things for granted. We can make assumptions. But you may not realize the impact a simple, direct invitation can have. I remember when I was competing with my dance partner, the signal to come together was an “invitation” from the man to take up our frame together. I always appreciated that because… Read More