Friendships

My husband Bill and I have a friend named Patrick. He is a friend to both of us for different reasons. Bill worked for Patrick in one phase of his career; Patrick worked for […]

By |March 20th, 2020|Friendship|0 Comments

The Best Advice For Our Kids (or Grandkids)

“Where are you going?” This seems like such an innocuous question. Your partner or child may ask it when you’re getting ready to leave the house. A simple question, except if you’re 18, and waiting to hear from colleges you’ve applied to. This was the case with [...]

By |January 27th, 2020|Career development, Learning|0 Comments

Finding Your True North

I was surprised by a question I was asked after speaking at the University of Toronto a few months back. A gentleman came up to me and said, “I have a 22-yr old daughter. […]

By |November 19th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

August, a Month to Dream

Hard to believe-- August is upon us. In August, our workload is less because clients and bosses are taking vacations and the days are more leisurely. The to-do list does have one big task [...]

By |July 31st, 2019|Learning|0 Comments

The Colors of a Book Tour

The past four months of my book tour have been a whirlwind. I’ve traveled and spoken to students, to Google, and to the Treasury Department in DC to name a few. I’ve seen people alive in their jobs and those beaten [...]

By |June 17th, 2019|Learning, Women in business, Workplace happiness|0 Comments

What Game of Thrones Can Teach us About EQ Fitness

If you’re not caught up on through Episode 3, you might not want to read on. I keep thinking about the epic battle, the Great War, that ensued in episode 3. HBO did a good job of showing the good guys of Westeros feeling despair and hopelessness, especially when [...]

By |May 14th, 2019|Leadership|0 Comments

Why Technology is Terrifying

My friend Teresa, a kindergarten teacher, is worried. She says the children she is teaching have very little strength in their fingers. They can’t hold […]

By |May 6th, 2019|Leadership, Workplace happiness|0 Comments

What A Day at Google Taught Me

When a Curveball meets Your Plans — and How to Move On

By |March 25th, 2019|Uncategorized, Women in business, Workplace happiness|0 Comments

How to Keep Our Workplaces Safe, and Thriving

I’d love to know how many of you have an Emotional Fitness Officer in your organizations. Yours might be called something else, but their job is to monitor the emotional health and […]

By |February 25th, 2019|Leadership, Workplace happiness|0 Comments

A New Model of Leadership

In my latest trashy regency romance, the heroine Rose is breaking off her engagement to Piers, and she proclaims: “I’ve come to know myself and my capabilities. I’m resilient. While you were […]

By |January 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments