I never fail to be amazed how the universe seems to make things happen when you are willing to step out boldly and not stop.
Autism Speaks did a world mosaic to which you could add your picture and a few lines about yourself and autism. I put my story and a video in the mosaic. Months later I was contacted by Autism Speaks asking if I would be interested in being interviewed by a journalist for Everyday Health as an adult with autism.
Had a fun time being interviewed and waiting impatiently for the article to come out.
Click on the photo above or THIS LINK to see my tile and video.
I will update this with the article once it is published.
Had a great time and feel very honored to be on Lisa's Living Fearlessly show. Lisa is an amazing interviewer and with her background in developmental disorders brought up some very interesting questions.
You can find the recorded podcast of the live show at
Transcript of the show will be coming soon.
Got the opportunity to work with Cynthia and have an article on Autism and Neurodiversity in the work place in the April 2018 issue. I so very much appreciate Cynthia's support on this during Autism Awareness Month.
Click on the picture of the magazine above if you want to see the whole issue. Look at page 50 & 51.
If you just want to see my article, click the link below for the pdf.
Karen and I had the pleasure of being invited to join Roger Love on stage at his Voice of Success 3 day seminar. Roger is our vocal coach, persona creator, communication guru, and friend. He has literally saved our marriage and changed our lives. Amazing when we thought we had gotten involved with someone who would just help us to be better speakers.
To learn more about Roger and the amazing talent he has helped go to RogerLove.com
Voice of Success was held at the Zipper theater of the Colburn School of Music in Los Angeles. My best guestimate is over 300 people were there. This is our third Voice of Success event we have attended and everyone has been better than the last and I have always learned something new each time.
Karen and I were invited to talk some about how Roger's training has helped in our relationship. That is easy for us to do as he saved it after the marriage counselor told us we need to get a divorce. We each got to speak extemporaneously for a few minutes. Was...
I have had the wonderful opportunity to work with Audrey Blanche who is in charge of global Diversity and Inclusiveness for Atlassian. Based on the Neurodiversity/Autism awareness talk I gave for the kickoff of their new speaker series, we created this blog article to further share the amazingly well-received information.
Check out the article on the Atlassian Blog
A slideshow presentation by IT Business Edge about positive and negatives in the gig economy. My contribution is slide 10, the last one.
I was invited to present to Colorado's biggest SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management) in January on the topic "Understanding and Using Neurodiversity to Bridge the Tech/Non-Tech Divide". This is a 1 hr session and is targeted at the Established Leaders level.
So exciting to see the interest in Colorado to increase awareness, employment, and productivity of the Neurodiverse "A"SD Lister type technical worker.
They are re-airing the first episode because the feedback was so positive. Dec 2, 2017 10:30 am Eastern
Great publication by ORC International: Talent Trends, Diversity and Inclusion
Diversity – “not a case of political correctness, just a case of understanding what makes us strong.” Barack Obama
Read the report for the latest about this topic. Learn why companies are embracing all types of diversity including neurodiversity.
Check out page 25 for the case study with Tim Goldstein.
To download the ORC Talent Trend report #4 Diversity & Inclusion CLICK HERE
I had the enjoyable experience of working with writer Meagan Meehan on this interview. She asked questions which made me dig deep and consider angles I had not previously noticed.