One of my favorite organizations for leadership training is Vital Smarts. The organization does a lot of social science research and I have a personal fascination with that particular body of education. The Crucial Conversations and Crucial Accountability seminars are among the best I’ve ever attended. Why is this important? Recently, the group sent out… Read More Closets Are For Clothes….
Last weekend I saw this remarkable movie titled Hidden Figures about three women of color who were instrumental to NASA and our race to put a man on the moon. It was an inspiring story and yet it made me hopping mad that it took this many years to acknowledge the contributions of these amazing… Read More Hidden Treasures
Brrrrrr….It is unseasonably cold here in the Pacific Northwest. The other day it was -1 degrees and all I want to do right now is burrow under my down comforter with a good book. Fortunately, I have a very big queue on my kindle because I’ve been buying books like mad lately. That got me… Read More A Book Budget….Nah…Why Would I Do That?
Let’s talk about autocorrect, the modern marvel of technology. Or is it? I’m old enough to remember writing research or English papers on an electric (not manual – I’m not that old) typewriter, where I had to…gasp…use white out to correct my errors. We didn’t have those very helpful red or green squiggly lines… Read More Arghh…Autocorrect