The Yuletide season: Merry or Eerie?
Twice in the past two weeks I’ve had a conversation that goes something like this: “Christmas feels so sad –
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The Double-Bind that Women Leaders Face: What Can We Control?
It’s a well-documented fact that women in leadership roles face special challenges, in large part because they’re constantly put a
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Leadership as Influence
I’ve mentioned before, I’m always fascinated by what blows up in my Pivot Facebook feed. This article blew the lid
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The high cost of failing to pass the baton
I feel more and more hopeful about the future every day. Why? Young people. All over the world, youth and
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The absolute necessity of face-to-face social networks
The recent suicides of Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade have brought a major public health problem from the shadows to
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Workshops: What Are They Good For?
I like workshops. I’m signed up for one in May and another in June. And I love designing and teaching them. But
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The Danes do winter right
If you’re in a northern place where sundown now comes at 4:30PM, you might feel a creeping dread as you
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CQ: The most crucial tool for peace and stability?
It used to be that cultural competence – now often shorthanded as CQ – was something that only a few
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Choosing compassion over hate
Looking around us today, it’s difficult to remember a truth that is both uplifting and heartbreaking: this is not the
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The leadership benefits of sadness
I recently discovered the UPLIFT CONNECT podcast series. Some of the speakers tend toward the wonky, but I’ve found the topics are
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