Katie Mehnert's Blog
Original and Real: Why It Pays to Be Yourself
There was a time in my life when I cared way too much about what people thought of me.
Excluding the unemployed is just ... wrong.
The phone rang. I heard a fragile voice on the other end of the line who was doing everything she could to keep it together. I asked, "Are youfalse
You do this full time?
You do this, full time?
Keeping Your Sword Sharp
Source: Houston Chronicle/May 2015. Mayor Parker, myself and my little one.
It Only Gets Better
Today I turned the big 4-0. And I can honestly say I've never been happier. This year has been filled with sacrifice, more hard work, and learning.false
Lessons from my 5 Year Old on Fear
My kid turns 5 tomorrow. (Yes, 5! Where DOES the time go?) As I sit here and watch her sleep, I cannot help but remember how five years ago in thisfalse
Quit, Stick, or Pivot
Power and money can seemingly defeat humility, relationships, wit, and passion. My one wish for everyone is that you never let a lack of resourcesfalse
Last week I visited with a room full of female engineers, scientists and other professionals at Halliburton. I've been speaking a lot with women'sfalse
Know, Show and Grow
What makes a brand? Iconic brands like Apple, Nike, Coca-Cola, and Starbucks have spent billions to build their brands. Why is Apple so successful?false
Sweat + Sacrifice = Success
A few weeks ago I did something crazy.
GRIT Drives Goals
Quarterback Peyton Manning #18 of the directs the offense against the Jacksonville Jaguars on October 13, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. The Broncosfalse
Let it Go. Leap. Grow.
Letting go can be so hard.