Information — Not Insult

I’ll never forget the day that my leadership coach made my cohort of young professionals practice the art and science of giving and receiving feedback. This was a few years back, when I was c-level executive at Polymer Solutions. We had to stand up, walk around the room, look each cohort-member in the eye andContinue reading “Information — Not Insult”

Iteration

I’m an unapologetic bookworm and a word geek. When I write I consider it painting with words. I genuinely delight in thinking about (and over thinking about) the meaning, implication and impact of words. For me, writing is very much a blend of form and function.  Much to my bemusement, I recently learned from aContinue reading “Iteration”

Work From Home — while parenting!

Working from home while simultaneously mothering is simply not easy. There is no denying it is full of competing priorities, a constant pull between roles and moments of exponential frustration. As I worked from home over the last few months I swapped stories with other “WFH” moms who expressed feeling chronically overwhelmed and as ifContinue reading “Work From Home — while parenting!”

Too late to be a talk show host?

Is it too late to be a talk show host? I’m asking for a friend. Okay… I am that friend! In all seriousness, I recently had the opportunity to conduct a series of interview-based videos for my job. The goal was to share practical information while also showing the warmth and supportive nature of ourContinue reading “Too late to be a talk show host?”

Swap Your Sorry

I was recently hanging out over Zoom with two friends I really enjoy and deeply respect. As we talked about everything and nothing, genuinely appreciating our time together, we naturally drifted to discussions of our kiddos and parenting challenges. Specifically, we mused over what it is like to parent brilliant, beautiful, and curious little girls. Continue reading “Swap Your Sorry”