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The Deep End: You Have Permission

July 12, 2017

I have been doing some Tweet reading this past month. Scrolling through short bursts of support and fast boosts of encouragement. Many of my speaker-colleagues […]

Adulting is Hard

July 5, 2017

Happy July. The sun is out. Summer is in full swing. Sunsets and strawberries. Can anything be wrong? And who am I to […]

The Deep End

June 14, 2017

I didn’t know it would be like this: Organizations and Edvard Munch
I have a client who is just sad. Her department heads can ‘get away’ […]

What Do You Stand For?

June 1, 2017

While presenting at the McCormick Center for Early Childhood Leadership Connections Conference I met my youngest participant. She was to be 3 months in a […]

Swimming in the Deep End

May 24, 2017

Managing the anxiety that comes from taking the leadership plunge
“I am interested in people who want to swim in the deep end.” — Amy Poehler
I […]

Ayuda

May 1, 2017

I have a confession. One of my biggest fears is being stuck in an airplane bathroom. Not being able to move the bar […]

It’s Kinda Exhausting Just Living These Days

April 3, 2017

This past week I came home from what I thought to be a ‘somewhat challenging’ gym visit to a voice mail. From that voice […]

I Am Sensing A Theme Here

March 1, 2017

When I was 20, my dad sent me a note in the spirit of “Hello Dolly.” “Very few people come to the table to eat. […]

Get Out

February 1, 2017

In 1985 I sat in the convocation audience as an incoming freshman at Tufts University. Jean Mayer was the president. He made us welcome. He […]

Playing in the Deep End of the Pool

January 2, 2017

Amy Poehler’s quote came to me through my friend, Nancy Goldstein, founder of compassxstrategy.com. She helped me through geometry class in 10th grade and by […]