Blog Posts

We Ain’t Got That Kinda Time

February 1, 2016

Yesterday, January 18, was social media’s ‘Blue Monday.’ The ‘most depressing’ day of the year. No true scientific fact to determine its validity, but still […]

Who Me? A Softie?

January 1, 2016

When I was in 5th grade my mother was asked to share with the teacher my strengths and weaknesses. She wrote down that I […]

Word of the Day – Allocentric

December 1, 2015

The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines allocentric as “having one’s interest and attention centered on other persons — (compare to egocentric)”. Important word for me these […]

Ever After – The Rest of the Story

November 1, 2015

Michael Cunningham, the award-winning author of The Hours, has a new book out; a new spin on fairy tales called A Wild Swan and Other […]

What Success Really Looks Like

October 1, 2015

Bright Spots and Blots Define a Career Trajectory
This article was originally published in the October 2015 Journal “Pathways to Leadership” for Learning Forward.
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Kia Ora – Ni Hao – Namaste

October 1, 2015

September was a journey. A month of travel. New people. New learnings. I loved every minute. I never got […]

Where’s Your Mountain? Where’s Your River?

September 15, 2015

By the time you read this I will have started my month-long stint on the road to New Zealand, Shanghai and Mumbai. I am […]

Learning through ‘Outside Eyes’

August 1, 2015

The coldest winter I ever spent was a conference-going summer in any air-conditioned room across the USA in July. Brrr. I have worn […]

Input Not Imprint

July 1, 2015

I sent my editor the first draft of my next book, which is tentatively titled, Having Hard Conversations 2.0: Extending the Learning. It is a […]


June 1, 2015

My nephew graduated from pre-school this past week. Video from his father came via my cell phone. He was great at the choreography […]