I wish I had spoken sooner: Black Lives Matter

The last few weeks have been a painful whirlwind of emotions. I’ve struggled with how to start this post. In the past few weeks as I’ve watched, listened, learned, and gotten a deeper level of understanding. I’ve realized I’ve been a ‘good white woman’ ignorantly thinking that was enough. I
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Adapting to a New Reality

Unprecedented Change Before the lockdown, there was some semblance of boundaries. But today, everything is muddled together. Before, if your kids interrupted a WFH zoom meeting, it would bring embarrassment and over 39 million views on YouTube. Now work meetings are happening in your bedroom or kitchen table with children
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Curious Leaders are the Best Leaders

If you’re like me, when growing up, you were rewarded for having the right answer in school. And there was typically only one correct answer (usually determined by the teacher, regardless of whether there were other possible answers). It was a system that rewarded memorization and regurgitation of names, dates,
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Year-End Reflection

If you’re like me, when you arrive upon this time of year, you’re a bit surprised. The year feels like it zipped by, and we were just ringing in the last New Year. This is one reason I do a year-end reflection each year.  And I encourage you to do
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Guilt: Let it go before it takes you down

As Thanksgiving approaches, it is customary during this time to express thanks and gratitude. It’s supposed to be the season of love and happiness. But in reality, too often it’s the season of guilt, due to unmet expectations. Evolutionary psychologists argue that guilt is supposed to help you navigate the
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