Designed for Success

Do What You Were Built For

Published December 22nd, 2009 in Blog, Designed for Success, Motivation

A moving video clip has me thinking today about “Playing to Our Strengths.” (I’ll share the link with you in just a moment, if you’d like to watch.) It’s an inspiring story about a service dog, trained from birth to do a particular job – a job he wasn’t entirely suited for. When he finds […]


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 […]


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 […]


Designed for Success is Taking Off!

Published February 2nd, 2008 in Blog, Designed for Success

Designed for Success officially released on January 2, and I’m thrilled to say that it’s building tremendous momentum on all levels! Currently, it’s sitting in the top five bestsellers at for women in business, education and counseling and vocational guidance. This success has shown what we’ve always known: women in the workplace are a […]



Published January 3rd, 2008 in Blog, Designed for Success, Mentoring, Motivation

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if life came with a personal navigation system? I love the idea of a friendly voice saying, “Prepare to turn ahead.” If you missed an opportunity or made a career-limiting move the (ever-so-friendly) voice would say, “Recalculating route” or “prepare to turn”. Imagine hearing the words, “You have arrived!”  I love […]