Thoughts of Success & Failure ~ From the AWI Archives!

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / March 15, 2019 / 2 Comments

Sometimes We Must. . .  Sometimes we must adjust our days and weeks to accommodate life events we hadn’t planned for. Such is the case for me the past several weeks. Friend’s sudden illness, hospitalization and subsequent stay in skilled care threw my usual schedule into disarray. It also intruded on writing fresh content for…

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Why I Write What I Write About?

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / November 16, 2018 / 2 Comments

Why I Write What I Write. . . It has been said that I’m all over the landscape with my blog posts. One week it’s all about business; the next all about matters of the spirit. Sometimes its more personal and other times it’s pulled from the archives of nearly 10 years of saying something…

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It Only Takes One!

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / November 9, 2018 / 0 Comments

A Single Voice. . . Fear not, this is not a political post. However, I was struck by an amazing thing that happened this past Monday night at a political rally in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. The amazing happening prompted this blog about how one single voice can make a difference. Amazing Grace! Late into the evening,…

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Out of the Closet Revisited!

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / October 26, 2018 / 0 Comments

The following post is revised from an article I wrote for Nancy Becher‘s business women’s online magazine in October, 2015. I think it’s as relevant today as it was when I wrote it and Nancy published it! It All Began Like This. . . I’m a woman of strong faith. Most of you know that…

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Goal Setting Is An Inside Job!

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / January 5, 2018 / 0 Comments

A New Year Has Dawned. . . We are now 5 days into the new year. And many folks are still focused on setting goals, making “to-do lists” and accomplishing everything conventional wisdom says one ought do with the coming of a new year. I even wrote a blog post about goal-setting and I rarely do…

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The Value of Bread Crumbs!

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / September 15, 2017 / 0 Comments

Bread Crumbs! That’s how I felt when a glimmer of creative hope dropped into sight this morning. Scrambling for a blog post subject, I was creatively dry as a bone and lamenting same to a friend. “If only I had a few bread crumbs with which to start,” I complained. The “Curse” for Women in Business.…

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The "Sexy" That Makes You Successful!

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / August 4, 2017 / 0 Comments

Everyone Wants It! Everyone wants “IT” A piece of the “brass ring”. The brass ring we call SUCCESS! The past several weeks, I’ve ‘talked’ about success; giving examples of what I think makes us successful. I must admit that my ideas of what makes us successful do not jive with that of the experts. Of…

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Will the Real Me Kindly Stand Up!

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / June 16, 2017 / 0 Comments

Will the Real Me Kindly Stand Up! The longer I live the more I realize that the search for knowing myself is life long! And the truth about who I am changes from time to time – season to season. It changes because each season brings its own unique circumstances that force me to become…

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The Privilege!

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / June 2, 2017 / 0 Comments

“The Greatest Spectacle in Racing!” This past Sunday was the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race. The “Greatest Spectacle in Racing!” Each year, I recall one of the greatest privileges of my professional, as well as personal life!  It was 1986 and I was the development officer for a small non-profit in Indianapolis.…

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"What If" This Has Been One of Those Weeks?

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / March 10, 2017 / 8 Comments

Last week I promised to start a new series entitled “What If”. But then the week came and everything that could intervene did so. For a woman in business; necessary distractions that are not at all business related, means that every good business intention turns to dust. That which I hoped to accomplish came to…

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