Blog Posts

Jennifer publishes a monthly blog, "Voice Lessons." For the last 8 years, she has provided monthly commentary on communication challenges and a set of cool resources. Check out recent posts, categories and archives to explore more.

"Voice Lessons (Jennifer’s monthly newsletter) is the only newsletter I read word for word and all the way through. It always has great thought provoking content and links. I often wonder when we send these things out into people’s inboxes if they actually engage with what we take the time to write and I thought Jennifer should know that her work is read, thought about and appreciated."

Samantha Wynne, Early Childhood Consultant, Fremantle, Western Australia

Embrace the Ordinary

December 1, 2021

I have a cognitive crush on Alain de Botton, founder of The School of Life. What he and his colleagues write about is brings me […]

Changed for Good

November 1, 2021

When I procrastinate, which is somewhat often, I find myself in the Facebook Watch section and see a video from The Dodo of a baby […]

Running on Empty

October 1, 2021

I ‘knew’ of Jackson Browne when I was asked to go to one of his concerts this weekend, but I didn’t know Jackson Browne’s epic […]

Life in All Its Mystery

September 1, 2021

“I step into the day. I step into my life. I step into the mystery. Aho!”
This affirmation, connected to the Ojibwe Nation, was shared with […]

How are You? Who are You?

August 2, 2021

As I write this newsletter, I am just two days away from my first in person workshop in over 17 months. The in person work […]

What Needs Shoring Up in Your Life?

July 1, 2021

A few weeks ago, with ten minutes to go in a Stretching Your Learning Edges introductory workshop with school heads, my internet went down. I […]

Spotlight: Stretching Your Learning Edges: Growing (Up) at Work

June 14, 2021

In the almost 10 years I have been writing my newsletter, Voice Lessons has come into your inbox at the beginning of the month. I […]

Can’t Do ‘Same Same’

June 1, 2021

For the first time in over 15 months, I went to a hotel for a weekend away. I went to brunch with new vaccinated acquaintances […]

Embracing Growth at Our Edges

May 3, 2021

“Inward, Upward, Outward, Onward”
That’s my catch phrase to describe the essence of my new book, Stretching Your Learning Edges: Growing (Up) at Work. The book […]

Emerging from the Cocoon

April 1, 2021

One of my favorite writers/bloggers, Courtney Martin put out a “12 questions, 12 months in” blog recently, and two of the questions were “What have […]