Blog Posts

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

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 […]

It’s Another Year Of Change: Can You Answer These Questions?

September 4, 2018

Here’s how to make sure you don’t roll out an initiative without foresight and planning.
Here we go: another opening, another show. The school year has […]

Overwhelmed Already?

September 4, 2018

As schools start and my work moves into a higher gear, I find myself more fatigued. I am not as ‘ready’ for the intensity of […]