The Energizer

Resilient Insights for Work & Life

Featured Image

Diminishing but not Forgotten

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, March 26, 2018

Well, almost forgotten. I’m referring to the 1074 WASP (Women Air Force Service Pilots) who served this country during WWII. They took over all the domestic war time aviation duties so male pilots could fly combat missions. Collectively, they flew some 60 million air miles, towing targets for gunnery practice with live ammunition, ferrying planes, and testing planes just off the factory line. It was not without hazard… 38 of them died in the course of duty.  

Read More...


Featured Image

Mom’s Messages-Forget Text and Email

By Eileen McDargh - Saturday, February 04, 2012
 

Read More...


Featured Image

Life Is Either A Daring Adventure Or It Is Nothing At All

By Eileen McDargh - Saturday, January 07, 2012

At age almost 96 and on hospice, mom moves up and down like a roller coaster.  We call her YoYoMa, one of our ways of staying sane when our hearts are so heavy. Yesterday morning, she would not open her eyes or acknowledge I was there. But in the afternoon, when I returned to see her before heading out of town, her little blue eyes were bright and she said, “I’m hungry. Let’s go eat. I’ll buy!” “Wow, Mom. OK, what would you like?” “Food. To get out of here.” “Ok. Mom. I am on it.” I asked our care manager to get the print menu from the assisted living dining room. 

Read More...


Featured Image

GRACIE AWARD Ceremony Puts Out the Red Carpet

By Eileen McDargh - Wednesday, June 01, 2011
The Original Flygirls 

Read More...


Featured Image

NPR coverage of Female WWII PITS Earns Coveted GRACIE Award.

By Eileen McDargh - Thursday, May 05, 2011
The Original Fly Girls - the story of female WWII pilots. 

Read More...


Featured Image

Remembrances can give you goosebumps

By Eileen McDargh - Sunday, March 14, 2010
 

Read More...


Featured Image

Women Air Force Service Pilots WWII Finally Get Into History!

By Eileen McDargh - Saturday, March 06, 2010
 

Read More...


Featured Image

My Mom just won the Congressional Gold Medal

By Eileen McDargh - Friday, July 03, 2009

 

Read More...



Featured Image

Memorial Day Salute to the Forgotten

By Eileen McDargh - Sunday, May 24, 2009
 

Read More...


Subscribe to My Blog!


Like My Blog?

Please share it!

Recents Posts


Categories



Archive


Tags

Leadership Skills waiting servant leadership love angels Christmas Communication Voting Depression Kindness preresilience The Last Jedi Guns Writing Tornadoes in Texas Dogs Trust Corporate Culture Mother's Day Thanksgiving stuck More Fun at Work Leaders Open Doors Book resilient leaders Spelling Bee Adventure LGBTQ teams Deloitte Henry VIII Intentions Change Yoga Happiness ecology Nursing goals Multi-tasking Book Reviews Labor Day Strangers Sales U.S.A.A. Siblings work life balance Content Generation Suddenly Single John Havlik Sheryl Sandberg Motivating Others Energizing Branding Persuasion Disrupt Loss Children Energy Humor Relationships resilient organizations Girls Survive Option B gratitude conscience Women Memorial Day customer service Positive Brain Repatterning Energizing Others coaching Jewish earthquakes Learned Optimism Honoring Veterans Divorce Gifts From The Mountain Back To School Personal Responsibility resiliency Social Media Employee Attitude e-mail Talk Ain't Cheap Book Twas The Night Before Christmas Adaptability Mark Scharenbroich resilience Meetings Bullying Networking Emotional Intelligence Aging Radical Resiliency creativity Travel Adam Grant WASP holidays John Blumberg Boston Marathon Exercise St. Patrick's Day employee retention Optimism Humanity Building Resilience Engaged Workers Stress Postive Work Environment Family Career Advice Vegan Arlington Cemetary Walk For Hunger Speaking Education Technology Patriots Hurricane Irma New Year resolutions Interview Alzheimer's Empathy Ecotourism Seder Eve Bill Treasurer Road Trip Charity Disruption Politics Soft Skills Environtment Fun Work Environment Idea Reshaping the Brain Marriage USAA Diversity Climate Change women in leadership Hurricane Harvey Office Celebrations Feedback Listening Your Resiliency GPS Superbowl civil discourse Burnout Sexual Harassment cancer employees Sustainability Married Vacation