The Delicate Nature of Change – Part I

I have been involved in a fair share of change initiatives throughout my career: mergers, target acquisitions, restructurings, global culture […]

Plus Ça Change

For decades now, the call to hire, retain and promote a diverse workforce has been heard inside  many U.S. and global […]

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The Healing Power of Work

“Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.”   […]

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Future Labors – A Shout Out

“If you had to identify, in one word, the reason why the human race has not achieved, and never will […]


Fear and Loathing in the Workplace

Most people, when pressed, would tell you they do their best work when encouraged and motivated with compassion and respect. […]

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A Letter to My Working Sisters

I’ve been traveling recently on business, mostly overnight stints every week or so. It affords me the luxury of plane […]

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Waiting For The Spark

Every two weeks I experience an internal “ping” that tells me it’s time to write another blog. It’s a stately, […]

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The Brotherhood of Man

Last fall in China, before a full house attending a finance conference, Bill Clinton charmed the crowd. Not too surprising since […]

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Jill Abramson, the Glass Cliff and How a Woman “Should” Lead

On Wednesday, May 14, Jill Abramson was publicly pushed off the cliff.   In a move that by all accounts shocked […]

Looking Back

Look Back

About a year ago I sat drinking coffee at the Rock ‘N Joe coffeehouse in Millburn, NJ, contemplating what I […]