What Back-Up Plan?

When I was asked 10 years ago “What do you want to be when you grow up?” my typical response was “A sports reporter, duh!” I was a Senior in High School and idolized Bonnie Bernstein, a court and field-side reporter for CBS.  BB led me to the belief that I too could combine my love of sports and writing and accomplish what she has.  She was a beautiful, energetic young woman, and the players seemed to respect her which was rare for a woman in sports. Bottomline, the players weren’t looking at her during interviews as if they were picturing her naked. ...more
Not really! I find backup plans lead to hedging your bets, energies, and commitment and thus you ...more

Journey of Career Discovery and the Vancouver Olympics

Every time I watch the Olympics I get inspired.  Vancouver was no exception.  Whether it was Shani Davis, Julia Mancuso, Joannie Rochette, Evan Lysacek or Jeret Peterson, each athlete had a story to tell about how they got there.   I think about the commitment, the training, and the sacrifice each has made to get to where they are now.  You have to have one heck of a lot of passion, talent and perseverance to pull off an Olympic medal, let alone just getting to the Olympics.   ...more