I think back to my early summer trip to Australia, with friends Carole and Dee. One morning the two decided to kayak. I declined, wanting a little time one-on-one with Lizard island. As I […]
I’ve been thinking a lot about robots lately.
I’ve never been into science, it wasn’t exactly a subject I excelled in at school. But as I begin my next book, I want to understand what […]
My husband loves stand-up comedy and we were watching Ron White recently. I noticed something he did that I’d never thought about before. Right before delivering the punch line, he paused. Like, drumroll, please. […]
I recently travelled to Italy to attend a small conference of senior level women. Our goal was to strategize ways we might join together to topple the barriers impeding organizational progress around diversity. We […]
I am reading this gorgeous book, All the Light We Cannot See, and the title fits well with my last few weeks of book touring. When I think of light, two things come to […]
“Susan says it’s a good idea to get some blazers so I’m going shopping.”
So said Leah, my friend Barbara Kalosieh’s 25-year old niece, after reading Chapter 7 of my book. Of all the strategies […]
It’s hard to believe that in two weeks my book will be on bookshelves. It took three years, a lot more discipline than I wanted to have, and has provided great joy.
In one […]
In the book The Levity Effect, there was a line that has stayed with me:
“Great leaders bring lightness to the workplace.”
I thought back to the building days of HGTV, when the guys and I […]
I’ve gone back to Brene Brown, and her book “The Gifts of Imperfection.” I have coffee with her in the morning, she travels with me, and likes to remind me of things during the […]