The Gift

Throughout my career I’ve met people who have helped me, often giving of their time, their guidance or sometimes just […]

Career Obsolescence – Must It End With A Whimper?

In the 100 years since the end of World War I – the war greatly and foolishly named “The War […]

Time To Stop Concept Clock

Life Interrupting Life

The best-laid plans, beautifully crafted and lovingly sustained, are thrown to the wind when a crisis occurs. This happened to […]

Change is a Good Thing

The Delicate Nature of Change – Part II

There is a rhythm to change, a constant beating of progress and recess that captures the manner of the thing. […]

Stop Doing What Doesn't Work

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 […]

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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 […]