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Our ditty in GROUPS Today

Friday, April 24, 2015

We’ve been using the DISC for over 15 years because it empowers you to adapt your communications to the needs of the environment.  In the March/April issue of GROUPS Today, you can find some practical applications of this tool & a little ditty from yours truly.  

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Put Yourself in THEIR Shoes

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Empathy involves understanding another person’s situation from their perspective. This leads to an expanded worldview and your ability to see several possibilities and realities. This significantly improves decision-making, problem solving and your ability to influence others. The Greater Good Science Center at the University of California, Berkeley explains it well: The term “empathy” is used […]

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Which Superhero Are You Related To?

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Mindy Danna Bio 11_4_14 Mark DeRoo Bio 11_26_14 DeDe Esque Bio 11_26_14 Shelley Meibeyer Bio 8_16_15          

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Let’s Give Them Something (AWESOME) To Talk About

Friday, February 13, 2015

          Take control and own your personal brand so it’s an authentic reflection of you. Here’s a copy of the Personal Brand worksheet we created for the West Michigan Woman Wine Down event. PB Worksheet 3_25_15 Would you like additional resources to help you on your Personal Brand journey?  Start here. […]

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Secrets to Being a Dynamic Leader: The Details

Monday, February 24, 2014

Secrets to Being a Dynamic Leader: A Mentoring Roundtable of Suzann Foerster Leadership Coaching & Inforum, offers the crucial skills, practice & individual mentoring needed to become the leader others want to follow.  Led by Doreen Bolhuis, Gymco President/CEO, this program will provide an opportunity to learn powerful secrets from a leader with a proven […]

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On Air with Shelley Irwin: More Secrets Revealed

Monday, November 4, 2013

       We had a fantastic time talking with Shelley Irwin about our upcoming series Secrets to Being a Dynamic Leader.  Our year-long women’s leadership & mentoring program focuses on issues that are gender-driven.  Led by a successful entrepreneur, it offers invaluable insights & the opportunity to practice new skills until they are second-nature.  Check out our radio […]

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Spilling Our Secrets

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

          Want to know our secrets? Are you ready & willing to do what it takes to become a dynamic leader?  Our series, FOR WOMEN ONLY: Secrets to Being a Dynamic Leader, led by Doreen Bolhuis, President/CEO of Gymco, offers the crucial skills, practice & individual mentoring needed to become the […]

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What Do New Alliances & Trick Skiing Have In Common?

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Answer: Doreen Bolhuis Doreen Bolhuis, President/CEO of Gymco Inc., has joined forces with Suzann Foerster to empower leaders with her vast experience. Her success as an entrepreneur, speaker, board director, mentor, teacher & coach makes her uniquely poised to fill a growing need in our community. And her alliance with Suzann will allow her to offer […]

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Leadership Insights from Justin Bieber

Monday, May 20, 2013

  I was listening to “As Long As You Love Me” by Justin Bieber feat. Big Sean (don’t ask!)  Anyway, Big Sean says “The grass ain’t always greener on the other side, it’s green where you water it.     As leaders, change agents, and provocative thinkers, we often suffer from neomania.  Neomania is the obsession of […]

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Supporting Women in Business

Monday, April 22, 2013

Huntington Bank and their Women’s Initiative work hard to support women in business.  And I appreciated the opportunity to be featured in their Spring Newsletter!   

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