"Trust in God, but tie your camel to a post." -Old Arabic proverb (trusting the internet on this attribution, please correct me if you know a more specific source). Have you ever heard this one? Even for those of us who have faith, it does not give us license to be naïve about our future. … Continue reading Leaps of faith
This week I have the privilege of enjoying some time near Lake Superior. My friend is attending a conference and I will be caring for her two kitties (one of which is pictured below) while she is away. It was lovely to have some time to catch up with her for a day and a … Continue reading Mother Lake musings
How many of you on my readership list are current or former members of a Toastmasters club? I am curious, because if you are, you will know what an "ice breaker speech" is intended to do. It is a way of introducing yourself to the club in a 5-7 minute speech, and helping them to … Continue reading Ice breaker speech – done!
Hola Amigos/as: I am going a little rant, so pardon me in advance for doing it. Of course if you choose to read my blog, this is what you're going to get now and then. You accept it. Maybe you even enjoy it. Many organizations lack the flexibility they will need to thrive in a … Continue reading Flex work – myth or reality?
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I have been experimenting with different titles on my Linked In page lately and the results are fascinating. Recently it occurred to me that "researcher" describes a lot of what I do best and still love to do - constantly learning and taking in new "data" while evaluating and coming up with theories about how … Continue reading Making it up as we go