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  • Masks Don’t Require a Fight

    I was out the other day and overheard a couple talking loudly (AKA arguing) He: The Governor says we don’t have to wear masks. She: The owner of the restaurant doesn’t care about what the governor says. He won’t let us… Read More

  • How to Make a Waterfall Reverse Course

    If you feel as if you have been swept up in events that are out of your control over the last 15 months, you are in good company. While there are many signs that we are coming out of the… Read More

  • Perk Up Your Ears!

    This past year has managed to shine a light on our relationships, especially those at work. The Covid pandemic has had the potential to both bring us together and drive us apart. How well we have managed our work relationships… Read More

  • Women on Corporate Boards – Worth Your Effort?

    March is Women’s History Month. I’m betting you will see plenty of articles about the (continuing) dearth of women on Corporate Boards, why it’s good for companies to have more women on their Boards and then asking why don’t corporations have more… Read More

  • Which way are you looking?

    February is Black History Month. Does it make sense to have a Black History Month in 2021? Why look back? Because the past informs the present and provides a springboard for the future. In 1926, historian, author, and journalist Carter… Read More

  • Put Your Focus on What They Do Right

    Lucia is tired of complaining to me about Tom. A Director of her firm’s division, one of Lucia’s senior level managers is taking up too much time and attention. “Every few months we have the same conversation. He doesn’t delegate… Read More

  • What’s Different

    “I can’t wait for 2020 to be over.” Almost every conversation I’ve had in the last month started or ended with this phrase. But other than the calendar telling us that we are at the beginning of a new decade –… Read More

  • Build Up Resilience: Give Back

    In the November newsletter, I listed a variety of things we can do to get through a transition more easily and asked people to send me additional ideas that had worked for them. I am pleased that so many of… Read More

  • How Can You Succeed When Things Suck?

    Unless you’ve been meditating on the top of a mountain or hibernating in a cave, you are all too well aware of the pandemic, the politics, and the economic situation in our country and around the world. It’s impossible to… Read More

  • Create a Place for Resilience

    If you are having a hard time going through a transition (or the results of the election) there are ways to reduce the stress and pressure of the change process and allow yourself to move on with less drama and… Read More