Tag: Work

Free-falling – LITERALLY

I just love summer.  Winters, despite how mild this one even is, leave me craving summer.  My summer memories are plenty and include two of my most favorite…

Tearing Off Masks

In “Big Magic,” Liz Gilbert quotes a friend as saying, We all spend our twenties and thirties trying so hard to be perfect, because we’re so worried about what…

Leaning In… or Not

A few years ago I had coffee with a colleague.  I was wanting to find a new job, a better fit, and wanted to reach out to her…

It’s not Personal, it’s just Business

How often have you heard the phrase “it’s not personal, it’s just business?”  I have heard it more than I care to in my career.  Maybe it’s just…

Onion Peeling – There’s a Reason Why You Cry

I enjoy cooking. I hadn’t taken the time to cook in a very long time and have been enjoying creating with food again… Except with onions. The other…

He Knows Us Better Than We Do Ourselves

Have you ever felt if one more thing was added to your already heavy load you just might fall apart?  After days (maybe weeks) on end of weeping into…

Gentleness in the Workplace – Part 1

Speaking from the land of construction where egos and the money stakes are high, gentleness isn’t the first thing to come to mind.  Yet, is it really necessary…