On Love

BALONEY MOUSSE. I DO NOT love the baloney mousse.  But it has helped me to clarify my risk-taking travelling rubric. Consider it if it’s: 1) safe 2) kind 3) creates …


BEING SCRAPPY I love learning languages. In college I took all the offered classes of Spanish and Swahili, and later, plastered my outhouse in the Peace Corps with weekly updated …


7/12/23 Today was the first day of our “Road to Rome” town to town hike in Italy.  Commonly known in Italy as Via Francigena, we are walking between 10-15 miles/day. …


Perspective Seeking

7/9/23 I can be impatient. I am a perpetual clarity seeker and am challenged by waiting around and by boring stuff. 😊 If I need to wait, how many minutes …


Making Decisions

7/6/23 Apparently, we make 35,000 decisions today. And every decision calls upon our unique decision-making matrix. On July 1, Erin and I arrived in Bologna, Italy after an overnight flight …


Join Julie as she discusses the details of the book Unreasonable Hospitality: The Remarkable Power of Giving People More Than They Expect. By Will Guidara, 2022. (Book Report Video)


Each July, I take a big, luxurious break. I want to model to my clients that true vacations are possible. But mostly, I do it for me.  To recharge, embrace …


How will you serve?

The best question I’ve ever been asked arrived when I was living by the ocean in Santa Cruz, CA. I was finished with grad school and prepping to job hunt. …


By now, you’ve certainly heard terms like burnout, quiet quitting, and the Great Resignation or Reshuffle all too often. These trends help illustrate the current state of the workforce. Companies …


Stories about Katie

With the passing of our dear friend and colleague, Katie, we have received so many kind words and fond memories of Katie’s zest for life, her infectious smile and laugh, …