Blog Posts

These posts are articles and blogs Jennifer has written for professional journals and for her newsletter, Voice Lessons.

Living On Our Patch of the World

July 1, 2019

Just spent a good hour on a Sunday afternoon listening to On Being’s Krista Tippett’s interview with leadership coach, Jerry Colonna. The podcast is entitled […]

The Dodo in Real Time

May 31, 2019

In a keynote at a conference on exponential learning, I saw a video by Harvard Innovation Lab about the evolution of the desk. If you […]

Be Both Human and Resource

May 1, 2019

David Brook’s, the op-ed columnist for the NY Times, caused me to have a saliva moment last week. For anyone that hasn’t heard my story, […]

If In Doubt, Be Helpful

April 1, 2019

I attend conferences frequently and I find myself not being able to head into a windowless room too many times or see too many keynoters […]

See You In The Water

March 1, 2019

My mother called me Sarah Bernhardt when I was ‘in a mood.’ I was a tad emotional as a child. “Woe is me” was my […]

Empower – My Word for 2019

February 1, 2019

I write this newsletter a bit jet lagged and sleepy – nothing new. I am overlooking the 405 Freeway in Los Angeles from my hotel […]

Living The ‘Shine Theory’ Out Loud

January 7, 2019

I am working on it. Seriously. It is one of my goals for the new year. NOT to be comparative. Not to be envious. For […]

Thanks For Nothing

November 30, 2018

Ah, the provocative title. ‘Thanks for nothing.’ Kind of snarky and self-pitying, right? But never fear, the story turns out to be a positive one.
I […]

Carpe Diem

November 1, 2018

When I was 10, I went for the first, and last time, to Camp Lake Hubert in Northern MN. I was terribly homesick for most […]

I’m Not Going Anywhere

October 1, 2018

As a woman who works (with a capital “W”) in communication as my life’s work, I find myself this month at a loss. The act […]