Wolfpack

Abby Wambach's new book, Wolfpack, is short but full of actionable advice. She illustrates with stories from her own experience, and she unapologetically makes the case for a sisterhood of women supporting each other. I have two favorite chapters. From Chapter Three: Lead from the Bench: Old Rule: Wait for permission to lead. New Rule: … Continue reading Wolfpack

Taking time to reflect

I just finished teaching the final session of my "Nurturing Your Feminine Leadership" course. I had intended to write a post to capture my take-aways from the experience, and some lessons learned about how I might do things differently next time. Then I realized as I was reflecting tonight that overall I am happy and … Continue reading Taking time to reflect

Learning circles and connection

**The following is a post shared first on my LinkedIn page on Sunday, January 20th.** As I write this, I am taking a break from some preparation for an upcoming workshop on "Embodying the Leader Within You" on January 27th. This has involved reviewing some of the beautiful and rich wisdom of my favorite authors, as … Continue reading Learning circles and connection

Farewell, with gratitude

On Monday I learned of the passing of Earl Bakken, co-founder of Medtronic, and inventor of the first battery-powered, wearable pacemaker. I worked with Medtronic for 11+ years, and I got to see firsthand the commitment of so many people to the mission: to alleviate pain, restore health, and extend life. Earl had endless creativity … Continue reading Farewell, with gratitude