• Inaugural Blog Posting

    Welcome to the inaugural post of “Reflections” -- I’m delighted that you’ve come to visit! Perhaps we’ve had a chance to meet already; if so, it’s good to connect with you again. If we don’t...
  • Yes, It's True

    If you read the comments to my previous post "Wishes for the New Year" you will gather that I will be retiring from Mary Kay Inc. I'll be here until April 30, and will continue to blog until then. I am working on...
  • First Annual Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

    February has been named Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention month. Previously it was only recognized for one week. I hope that moving from one week to one month serves to better spread the awareness of an issue that...
  • The contest continues...

    All I can say is WOW! I wish you could all see how things are "buzzing" around here since yesterday morning. So many of our employees and executives are sharing their excitement about the new blog, and just take a look...
  • Parting Words and Special Thanks

    I can’t believe it’s been 26 years. I’ve enjoyed more than half of my life here in the Mary Kay pink bubble. I came here in 1984 for a job, a paycheck to help with the family bills. I never imagined the impact...
  • When things don't go your way

    I saw a great quote on Twitter yesterday. Unfortunately, an author wasn't cited, so I don't know who to attribute it to, but it really got me to thinking about what happens to us when things don't go our way. "Experience...
  • Mary Kay Channel on YouTube

    For Mary Kay brand lovers everywhere, there's now a specific Mary Kay channel on YouTube. To begin, there are 5 videos currently posted, and there will be lots of new content coming soon. This is the "official" place...
  • Seeing things differently

    It was snowing this morning in Dallas, which is quite unusual for us this time of year. If we get any at all, it's mostly in January or February. With the dense cloud cover, everything in the house was a little darker than...
  • We have a winner!

    The votes are in and we have a winning tagline for the Mary Kay blog. Congratulations and thanks to each of you who contributed a tagline suggestion, and also to those who took the time to vote. The winning tagline is Reflections...
  • Plan your work, and work your plan

    It's planning and budgeting time around the Mary Kay office right now. That means we're all thinking about our most important initiatives for 2010, our revenue forecasts for all of our markets around the world, and what...
  • Brand "You"

    I've heard it said many times over the years that "people don't join companies, they join people" and likewise, "people don't leave companies, they leave people." I think this is true to a great...
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Rhonda Shasteen

Chief Marketing Officer (retired) at Mary Kay Inc.

At Mary Kay for more than 25 years, and worked closely with Mary Kay Ash for 10.

Raised in Dallas, Texas. Married, 2 grown children.

At work, I enjoy helping women develop as leaders; creating solutions to complex problems;  learning new things. At home, I enjoy the cows, horses and garden; fresh country air and time with my husband; learning new things and discovering my authentic self.

With more time, I would: sew (again); exercise (more); run for political office.

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