• The viral nature of a woman on a mission

    Yesterday, as we were gathering to begin a regularly-scheduled staff meeting, four of us were just catching up with each other on what was going on in our personal lives. One woman shared that she had just been to the doctor for...
  • Lessons from the garden

    As I've continued on my life's journey, one of the many things that I have learned about myself is that I am a creator/producer. I like to "make things". In my early years, it was crafts and sewing. I'd often...
  • It was the best one ever, eh?

    Another year of Mary Kay Seminar has come and gone. And, as always, it was the best one ever. We are so blessed as a company to have such inspirational women in our sales force. I love hearing their stories and seeing how much...
  • No posts until the week of August 3rd

    Mary Kay's annual Seminar has arrived, and we're all taking care of business and supporting our Independent Beauty Consultants at the Dallas Convention Center. I'll be back blogging the week of August 3rd. See you...
  • That Special Time of Year

    I always know when it's getting close to one of my favorite times of the year when the mercury tops 100 degrees in Dallas, Texas. No, it's not that I like the heat so much, but it means that it's time for the annual...
  • Declare your independence!

    I've been thinking a lot this week about July 4th, the day that all patriotic Americans celebrate our country's independence and reflect on all the freedoms that we enjoy. As I hear the news, both from the United States...
  • Beauty Shopping

    When Mary Kay chatted recently with women around the world about what they wanted in the area of beauty, one of the things they talked about was how they shopped for their skinc are and cosmetic products. For most of the women...
  • Let's Talk Beauty

    In our recent conversations with women around the globe, we learned the "10 Things Women Want Now", which I've shared in previous posts. Mary Kay also wanted to hear what they were thinking specifically about beauty...
  • Mary Kay Learns "What Women Want" - The Final Chapter

    We've reached the final piece of the puzzle in "10 Things Women Want Now", and it is the ONE THING that everyone (and I do mean EVERYONE!) needs to pay attention to right now. That thing is TRUST . Whether you're...
  • Mary Kay Learns "What Women Want" - Part 9

    I bet you're wondering where I've been for the last several days, since I haven't posted anything new since last Thursday. Well, I've been out of the office, and as Murphy would have it, couldn't get the wireless...
  • Mary Kay Learns "What Women Want" - Part 8

    We've learned so much already about what women around the world told Mary Kay when we asked them what they wanted. Today we're going to take a look at one of my favorite things - Pampering . Yes, today's woman wants...