A Boost from the Bubbly!

I always…. and I mean always…. have a bottle of bubbly in my refrigerator at all times.   Actually, the second I take one out, I replace it before the first bottle is even opened.  Which also means, that I have at least 1 – 2 bottles in queue.  This standard operating procedure mitigates the…

Celebrating 15 Years

Dear Friends, Clients, and Colleagues, Thank you for joining me in wishing Riverbend a Happy 15th Birthday of our Founding! We are thrilled to be celebrating this milestone today and are grateful to each of you for the support over the years. As I sat down to reflect on the last 15 years, I searched…

Introducing : Riverbend Returns

  During this season of Thanksgiving and counting our blessings, we are pleased to introduce a formalized initiative around something The Riverbend Group has been doing for many years. You may have noticed on the bottom of the “who we work with” page, that we mention something called Riverbend Returns. At Riverbend, we are committed…

Dorothy Vaughn

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/the-story-of-nasas-real-ldquo-hidden-figures-rdquo/ Have you seen the movie Hidden Figures?  If not, it needs to go to the top of your watch list …now.   In the meantime, I’ll tell you why I love this movie.  I love this movie for uncovering a true story – for bringing history to life on the big screen from which…

Q&A with Sarah

Are you more of a hunter or a gatherer?  Gatherer You’re a new addition to the crayon box. What color would you be and why? a combination Blue/Green/Seafoam/Grey … It’s a paint color called Palladian Blue by Benjamin Moore, I found it about 6 years ago and now use it, and make everything match it, almost…

What is Legacy?

What is Legacy? For Horses… its Head, Heart, and Hooves. Horses on average weigh 1000 pounds, which means, when a horse dies, it takes a significant amount of effort for a full burial. Because of this, the tradition to bury only the head, heart, and hooves of a racehorse, began. Only for the highest symbol of…

Q&A with Haley O’Brien

Are you more of a hunter or a gatherer?  GATHERER You’re a new addition to the crayon box. What color would you be and why? Rainbow- accepting all and working together for the betterment for a completed masterpiece What was the last gift you gave someone? A hug What inspires you? The next generation, young people What’s…

Small, but mighty.

I recently was sitting on my back porch losing myself in the majesty of my resident hummingbird — a Ruby-Throated female to be exact.   She had me completely mesmerized and I could not help but be in awe of her small but mighty presence, which led me to reflect upon what she can teach us…

Were their ears ringing?

After reading this article, I wonder if MickeyD’s was listening in on our chat on change last week? Onsite with a client last Wednesday, we had a healthy discussion around what organizations, departments, teams, or individuals do when faced with change. We explored how, ultimately, they have one of two choices: seize the opportunity or…