The Spotlight: J. Leigh Events and her “Party Boxes”

By |November 14th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , |

Months ago I had a party and invited some dear girlfriends to celebrate my birthday. I used the services of Jennifer Bishop, owner and planner of J. Leigh Events. J. Leigh Events is a full service event planning company

TED Talks: “10 Ways to Have a Better Conversation”​ by Celeste Headlee

By |September 2nd, 2018|Tags: , , , |

I recently led a discussion on Ted Talks “10 Ways to Have a Better Conversation” by Celeste Headlee (link: and this was one of my most well-attended sessions. I even had an attendee share with me

Get connected: 10 young pro groups to consider joining, perks included

By |March 3rd, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Thinking of joining a local organization and giving with your time, while increasing your personal and professional development? There are quite a few to consider in Charlotte. Here are 10 young professional groups to look into.

Young Affiliates of the Mint


Out the Box featuring Laurie Louis, Owner of Laurie Louis Designs

By |December 19th, 2017|Tags: , , |

The Gift:  Laurie Louis is the owner of Laurie Louis Designs, a southern-inspired social stationery and gifts company based in Indian Land, SC. I had the chance to meet Laurie

Festive Cocktails For The Holidays

By |December 18th, 2017|Tags: , , |

Omni Hotels & Resorts created their seasonal drink menu around the holiday song “Twelve Days of Christmas.”  At one of their luxurious hotel and resort locations, you will be able to sip on a “partridge in a pear