Conscientiousness of Service

I am frustrated today with the level of knowledge a few of my current students have exhibited.  Now in week four and having completed approximately 150 hours of Starkey education, they have not taken on the conscientiousness or service savvy one would hope for.  While...

Greenalicious!

We made an Aspen field trip last week to attend the Greenalicious fund raiser to help raise awareness of children’s obesity.  It was a wonderful experience for me, our Chef Althoff, and our Director of Placement, Gary Smith. We donated one of our wonderful 9 course...

The Roles Of Service Excellence

I have been watching a trend in our profession.  The expectations of our Principals are dramatically increasing.  This is true as our employer marketplace has grown to include many new high-net worth employers who are quick, very smart, and assume that our Private...

Tea

I have become a tea lover!  While the Chrysanthemum tisane is most dramatic while watching the chrysanthemum flower open as it steeps, and green teas are described as more healthful, and good white and red teas are not readily accessible, I prefer black teas. Denver’s...

My Finger Bowl Intrigue

Twenty years ago, about 1992, I was sitting at the Chevy Chase Club at the invitation of my client with 10 of her Washingtonian friends.   I was new in my travels on the Washington stage so my knees were not so steady and shook a bit as I spoke softly, introducing...