We like to hold on to long held beliefs passed on from generation to generation. I find that, as much as I don’t go to church, I can’t help but feel the religion I learned as a child. It’s human. Yet, we can also be constrained by our beliefs. If we don’t ask why, we […]
Weekly or bi-monthly stories and tips for surviving your work week. We like to find the humor in our irony, and hope you do, too.
Your mission, if you choose to accept it: Close a chapter successfully before seeking new beginnings in your next chapter. #NewBeginnings #ChapterBookends #DoorsCloseWindowsOpen
When you have to choose, choose to invest in hope, not panic, anger or fear. Your mission, if you choose to accept it: Invest in Hope. It’s the best way to spend your hours.
Today marks a very big milestone in the life of a loved one. And this month has been a blur, what with losing my friend to cancer on the 12th, and hitting so many project deadlines at once before the school year comes to an end for my kids. But truthfully, other than reckoning with death, […]
Your mission, if you choose to accept it: Don’t get sucked into the anger-vortex. It will only turn you into a troll and unproductive member of society. Best to put your positive lens back on and find ways to impact your community and the world, large or small.
I am obsessed with how we define leadership in life and in corporate america. Your mission, if you choose to accept it: Remember that your leadership is about lifting up others, not lifting up yourself.
The other day I was sitting with my friend who is dying. I know it sounds dramatic, and that’s not intended. There’s just no nice way of putting it. So it’s best to be direct about something we all want to hide from. Except I’m faced with this reality, that I need to accompany her […]
I’ve decided that people lash out behind their devices as if they are behind the wheel of their car. If you are looking at an LED screen, chances are you feel invincible and say whatever you like. So lashing out in anger is too easy. There is very little culpability. Everyone is made of titanium. But guess what, we are […]
We can create change by modeling behaviors we want others to see and believe. Whether you agree or not, the current leadership of our country is impacting others’ behaviors. You may not see it, but it happens in companies and organizations. It happens in board rooms, in clubs or on teams. The pack mentality stems […]
Your mission, if you choose to accept it: Ask, What’s next? If change feels risky, revisit what you are willing to die for. You may find that the move isn’t so risky after all, if you truly believe it matters.