What difference can a mentor make?

Published February 12th, 2009 in Blog, Mentoring, Ready Set Grow!

I heard a mentoring story this week. Actually it was a story that ended badly for everyone. I call it a mentoring story because it’s a perfect example of mentoring that didn’t happen, but would have made all the difference. A bright young woman with great potential was climbing the career ladder two steps at […]


Happy Birthday!

Published January 2nd, 2009 in Blog, Designed for Success, Strategies and Hints

On January 3, “Designed for Success” celebrates “her” first birthday. I am celebrating too. Writing “Designed” and watching that big, black shoe make its way around the  world has been so rewarding this year. I am grateful for the opportunity.  Today, I am  applauding all that you have done with this “success manual.” For how […]


Drowning in a sea of Data?

Published December 3rd, 2008 in Blog, Strategies and Hints

Have you heard the term, “Unprocessed Data?” Even if the term isn’t familiar, I’m betting you are personally experiencing or living with unprocessed data. This is when information is coming more quickly than we can recognize, reflect, organize, reject, respond to, learn from, adapt to, take advantage of or interpret. Some examples of unprocessed data may […]


Play To Win.

Published November 18th, 2008 in Blog, Motivation, Strategies and Hints

I learn fabulous things at every conference. I always come away inspired with new perspectives and greater understanding. (Secretly I suspect my clients are some of the best and brightest people on the planet.) That was certainly the case recently in Atlanta, working with a group of dynamic AT&T managers. As we debriefed a leadership […]


More from the Mailbag

Published April 15th, 2008 in Blog, Mentoring, Motivation

As I’d mentioned earlier this week, we’ve been receiving a lot of “Ask Dondi” emails every day. This week we’re going to tackle some of them. Don’t forget, if you have submitted an “Ask Dondi” question, watch for the question and the answer here. Thank you for keeping the lines of communication open and for […]


Ask Dondi…

Published April 14th, 2008 in Blog, Designed for Success, Motivation

Since the release of the book, I’ve been receiving emails from all over the globe with people asking questions about their workplace situations. Throughout this week I’m going to be sharing some of the questions I have received and my answers. I hope that you are blessed, uplifted, and able to use some of this […]


The Importance of Mentoring

Published February 12th, 2008 in Blog, Designed for Success, Mentoring

Thank you for the wonderful feedback on Designed for Success. The response to the interview with John Hagee has been remarkable. What an honor it was to be with Pastor Hagee on the set of John Hagee Today, airing around the world. If you missed the two-day interview, it will air again next week, February […]