There were about 100 people on the virtual zoom gathering. Each of us was processing our own pain as we listened intently to Leon’s. We…
I am still processing what has been happening this past week. The protests, the rage, the sadness, the loss. What can I — a White woman — possibly say that is helpful? What can I say that would ever be enough? And, what if I say something that inadvertently offends…
A few years ago, I was stuck in New York at JFK airport trying to get back to San Francisco. My fellow passengers and I were standing in our designated lines at our departure gate, ready to board. The boarding time had come and gone. …
I feel less anxious.
I press more lightly on my Sharpie.
I meditate more-sometimes even for twenty minutes instead of the usual ten.
I laugh more at the little things.
I have started daydreaming about the big things.
When promotions happen randomly instead of being based on any of the defined promotional criteria.
When you’re part of an interview panel and the hiring manager says a candidate isn’t a good fit because they can’t “see themselves having a beer with the candidate.”
When you walk by your company’s…
Always the avid learner, I am constantly asking people:
What books or articles are you reading lately?
What podcasts are you listening to on your commute?
What are you writing on and speaking about this year?
What exciting projects are you working on?
And my favorite question: What are you…