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Heide Garrigan

‘Relaunch Yourself’ Facilitators Bios

Heide Garrigan is a consulting professional with extensive experience in executive leadership coaching, change management, and program management. A consultant and coach for 20 years at Accenture, Heide is experienced in leading teams through change and organizational transitions enabling them to be more productive and successful. Heide has excellent facilitation, communications, coaching and relationship building […]

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Work-Life Thrive Summit 2013

2014 Summit In-Review: Reflections from a Young Professional

From stay-at-home consultants to breadwinners, the Work-Life Thrive Summit addressed all facets of the working woman. By: Whitney Hake, 2014 Summit Attendee I walked away from the Work-Life Thrive Summit with the same feelings that I had after reading Lean In – invigorated and smarter.  The tenacity with which Cindy Chang Mahlberg and Nicole Elias Seawell […]

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Speak Kindly & Thrive

Speak Kindly & Thrive

“You speak so nicely to him,” a friend recently commented, with something akin to shock in her voice, when I finished a call with my husband.  She wasn’t the first to share her observation, nor state it with a tone of surprise.  For the almost 20 years that Malcolm and I have known one another, […]

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Family & House: Three Distinct Functions

Family and House: Three Distinct Functions

Before children entered into the picture, the combined functions of wife and household management seemed nearly effortless and took a relatively small percentage of time and effort.  Compared to my full-time job outside of the time, the time and effort devoted to building a strong marriage and spending quality time with my husband while managing […]

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Top 10 Wixii™ Reads of 2013

Top 10 Wixii™ Reads of 2013

Successful People Start Before They Feel Ready The Opt-Out Generation Wants Back In Lean In (Book) ‘Leaning in’ too far makes you Wonder Woman, and she’s not real The Retro Wife: Feminists who say they’re having it all—by choosing to stay home Families Ache The Many Myths About Mothers Who ‘Opt Out’ What I Know […]

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Top 5 Wixii™-isms of 2013

Top 5 Wixii™-isms of 2013

Plans are worthless, but planning is everything.  -Dwight D. Eisenhower You can plan, delay, and revise all you want, but trust me, what you have now is enough to start.  – James Clear Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.  -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe True success is […]

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Opportunity May Be Right in Front of You

Opportunity May Be Right in Front of You

For many years, when searching for opportunities to work and contribute outside the home, I did not consider the obvious opportunities that were available right in front of me.  Instead, I looked beyond my immediate circles and every day life at more potentially glossy and/or exotic opportunities like the ones available to me pre-kids. My […]

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