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What the Total Eclipse Taught Me About Culture

What the Total Eclipse Taught Me About Culture

My home city was in the path of the August 2017 solar eclipse.  Because we were on course to experience 98% totality, I, like many fellow Charlotteans cleared my calendar to be able to take in the experience.  While disappointed … More

Leading & Healing Through Traumatic Times

Leading & Healing Through Traumatic Times

I worked for a company that had to be sold during the 2008 financial crisis in order to keep it from failing. I spent my entire career there, so it hurt – badly.  Some people told me I cared … More

Look out

Look out

Last spring was a blur.

We took four international trips (Ireland, Spain, France, Thailand) in just six weeks. I had a graduating senior with all of the calendar swirl that comes with the last semester of high school. All on … More

How to Repair a Fractured Work Relationship & Find a Healthier Way to Work Together

How to Repair a Fractured Work Relationship & Find a Healthier Way to Work Together

It’s 2:22 am.

You are lying in bed staring at the ceiling thinking through (no – dreading through) the meeting your team has tomorrow with your office nemesis.  You know it’s going to be bumpy, and you are hoping to … More

New Year’s Resolutions: 2.0

New Year’s Resolutions: 2.0

It’s hard to believe it’s February. This new year arrived with a vengeance; markets dropped; Jonas appeared. All to say, I got distracted; I faltered on all of my well-intended new year’s resolutions.

One of my resolutions was to do … More

Want A Better Meeting? Try These Questions

Want A Better Meeting? Try These Questions

We’ve all been there – sitting through a meeting that feels like a long road to nowhere. Or worse, a meeting where the destination is clearly wrong but no one is saying so. We feel your pain. Escaping meeting purgatory … More

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