GLS 2018 coming soon!

The Global Leadership Summit (GLS) is scheduled for August 9-10, 2018 and we at roux are looking forward to our annual retreat. Held in Chicago, IL and broadcast all over the world in approximately 600 satellite locations, GLS shows leaders of all types of […]

By |2018-04-23T19:30:22+00:00April 17th, 2018|Categories: Growth, Team|

Let your heart crack wide open

When I was visiting NYC this past weekend, I went to a yoga class with a dear friend of mine. As we prepared our mats and settled in for the experience, we both waited anticipating what this experience would have in store. My mind was anxiously thinking […]

By |2018-03-05T21:00:07+00:00March 5th, 2018|Categories: Growth|

Wanna add 8-15 years to your life?

From the moment we are born, we begin to die.  I personally have never been afraid of death, and yet I’ve always been interested in keeping my body healthy so that while I am on this earth, I can live life to the fullest.  Up until recently, my focus has primarily been physical health…and then […]

By |2018-02-05T18:51:25+00:00February 5th, 2018|Categories: Growth|

Three lessons I learned from Dolly Parton

Dolly Parton is the most honored female country performer of all time. A little list of achievements (from Wikipedia) follows:


She has won nine Grammy Awards (nominated for 47), received two Academy Award nominations, ten Country Music Association Awards, seven Academy of Country Music Awards, three American Music Awards, and is one of only seven female artists to win the Country Music […]

By |2017-11-15T16:31:12+00:00November 13th, 2017|Categories: Growth|

A Productivity Challenge

I recently attended an online webinar by Michael Hyatt where he outlined the sins of productivity.  This topic piqued my interest not only because I am all about getting stuff done (work smarter, not harder!) but I am also part of a worldwide workforce where employees are expected to be available 24/7, […]

By |2017-10-24T19:08:35+00:00October 24th, 2017|Categories: Growth, Productivity|

Leading B’Yond Example

  “The reality is that the only way change comes is when you lead by example”

– Anne Wojcicki


I used to think that leading by example was good enough until I had kids. Then I realized that showing and sharing the reasons behind the example […]

By |2017-09-22T21:21:18+00:00April 7th, 2017|Categories: Growth|

Do you like what you do?

I read an article in The New York Times recently that stuck out to me.  It was about the importance of liking what you do and the negative emotional and financial implications that arise when you don’t.  Perhaps the subject matter hit a little too close to home.  Let me provide some context:  When I decided […]

By |2017-09-22T21:22:09+00:00March 6th, 2017|Categories: Growth|

Learning has been and always will be free

Whether it’s listening to someone tell a story or an old-fashioned library book or a search on the internet or even asking Siri or Alexa a curious question – opportunities to learn are widely available to all of us. I couldn’t […]

By |2017-09-22T21:23:31+00:00January 27th, 2017|Categories: Growth|

Social Media Strategy – The $25 Amazon Gift Card

In a previous post we promised to explain why a $25 Amazon gift card will derail your social media strategy and fragment your audience.


Bloggers and social media experts must provide great relevant content and be able to engage an audience. A real key is that the audience must all be interested, nay passionate, about the same […]

By |2017-09-22T21:23:43+00:00January 15th, 2017|Categories: Growth|