Life jolts us. It’s a reminder we’re mostly not in charge. Take the pandemic as one glaring example. In my much smaller world, I recently went to the dermatologist for what I […]
“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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
I exhaust me.
Especially this time of year. So I need the meditative practice I began five years ago. It’s called Centering Prayer, and it’s been a life saver when my brain wants to begin […]
When Bill’s dad, Stu, passed away two springs ago, we inherited his small lake house in Michigan. As we finally emerged from heavy-hearted grief, we came here to befriend the home; to take its […]
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 […]