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Be Brave Enough to Ask What You Don’t Know

Be Brave Enough to Ask What You Don’t Know

A male business leader came to me. He said, “I want your thoughts. I think I have a bias against women in the workplace.” He proceeded to tell me some challenges he had encountered with some female colleagues. I listened carefully. Then I replied, “I don’t think you...

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Don’t Run Yourself Ragged

Don’t Run Yourself Ragged

6:30am on a Monday, I got a text from my employee: "I have two sick kids at home. I will try to get them settled and jump on our weekly team meeting call. I will also move all of my clients today and get them rescheduled as soon as possible." I felt that text message....

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Take Time for Yourself

Take Time for Yourself

Recently, I had lunch with a dear friend and colleague. We hadn’t connected in at least six months. We sat and connected for THREE hours. It was so nourishing for us both. Did I feel the pang of guilt that my husband was home with the kids on a Saturday when we could...

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It’s Okay to Feel Flat

It’s Okay to Feel Flat

A week or two ago I had a day where I felt flat. Not bad, just flat. It was a day I had planned to be full of energy and productivity for the new year. But, it was baseline. It was also the first day back to work after Christmas break. In my flatness, I started to...

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