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?
On New Year's Day this year I finished reading Michelle Obama's memoir, Becoming. It felt like a fitting time to finish the book, given the reflective time of the year. I truly enjoyed learning her insights, understanding her struggles, and relating to her need for achievement, given her humble beginnings. It got me to think … Continue reading On Becoming
The night of the election I stayed up until the 1 a.m. captivated by the drama of election returns, of the great sweep of the Democrats into the House of Representatives. After hanging out with some like-minded local political volunteers and neighbors, I came home feeling optimistic, happy and excited. Turning the t.v. off was … Continue reading Oh the drama
Now that the excitement of this midterm election has come to a close, it is time to rest and digest. After all the "aerobic" energy of the campaign and election season, and as we process the results, we must enter a season of pausing and reflecting. I am relieved this election cycle is over. Some of … Continue reading Wellness Wednesday – rest and digest
For my U.S. readers: nobody really needs to remind you to vote, right? I would rather thank you in advance for doing the right thing. Because you stepped up and you made our democracy work! Thank you! Now go celebrate!! We are all in this together. And together we rise. Cheers, firstname.lastname@example.org
Do you remember that phrase? People in the U.S. probably do. But just in case your history is foggy, it was a phrase used in a debate on October 16, 2012 by Mitt Romney when responding to a question on how he sought to create a gender-balanced cabinet. It was not so much about whether … Continue reading Binders full of women