What Everyone’s Dealing With

What Everyone’s Dealing With

In a few days’ time, we went from our normal way of working to working 100% remotely due to the Coronavirus. News outlets are sharing updates every hour or so. We’ve been told a wave of illness is coming and that we are responsible for keeping the infection curve flat...
Letting Go

Letting Go

I am fortunate to be a part of a monthly CEO group called Vistage. Each month we get together for a full day and listen (and learn) from an expert on topics like economic trends, human resources and succession planning. The speakers present for about four hours and...
Storytime

Storytime

I was raised by parents who read to us every day. On family camping trips there were always scary stories told around the fire and, on occasion, a parent hidden in the woods who would run at us screaming right at the most frightening moment in the tall tale. Screams...
#NotADream

#NotADream

I found myself looking over the ledge. From 130 stories up, the cars looked like toys. It was dark and windy and I could feel the danger of Mother Nature’s gusts paired with a 6 inch slab of concrete to which my feet were clinging. Stepping back to the safety of the...
Close Your Eyes to See More Clearly

Close Your Eyes to See More Clearly

Recently during a yoga class, the instructor encouraged us to keep our eyes closed for longer than is the norm. I followed her instruction and found myself not only losing my balance when standing on one leg but also losing a good bit of distraction. When my eyes are...
The In-Between

The In-Between

I’m a fan of most Steven Spielberg movies. I like a plot with an expected good ending that is full of close calls. When the moon is full and the sky is clear, I look up to catch a glance of ET on the bike with Elliott. I can’t, however, handle anything Steven King;...