The Resistance

Resistance is hot. The recent change of administrations in Washington has unleashed a level of active and passive resistance that […]

Speak Softly If You Mean Business

New year, new US government, new geopolitics and new challenges for leaders in a world that feels decidedly “macho” in […]

Hungry for Context

A few days ago, while listening to the journalists E.J. Dionne and Joy Reid on WNYC radio’s The Brian Lehrer […]

A Kick In The Pants

Each day I awake and think to myself “What should I accomplish today?” Lest you think that sounds noble, it […]

At the Center of the World

Tomorrow, December 1, 2016 marks the 66th anniversary of Rosa Parks’ brave, quiet act in Montgomery, AL, an act that […]

What Do We Do Now?: A Lesson for New Leaders

“Marvin….what do we do now?” So ends the 1972 film “The Candidate” starring Robert Redford as neophyte Senate candidate Bill McKay, […]

Horror Show, or The Glass Cliff

Halloween is here and I am ready. Pumpkin purchased and ready for carving? Check. Candy bowl filled and sitting by […]

The Pesky Truth

When my children were young, we read them bedtime stories each night. Sandra Boynton and Eric Carle books were favorites, […]

The Beauty of Being Prepared

It’s Friday afternoon, the end of a long and productive week. I feel good, a bit drained and reflective. Yesterday […]

Staggering Leadership

I’ve been amazed this past week. Actually, a more accurate term would be gob smacked. To those who know me, […]