The Perks of Gratitude

When Mom was in the late stages of Alzheimers’ she couldn’t talk, feed or clean herself, or even move from place to place. It took every ounce of my willpower to visit her. There was no falling back on letting the other person decide what to say, so I’d hold her hand...

What if I accepted that I really don’t know?

I see the world through my eyes, or maybe more accurately, through my beliefs about how things are or should be. Conversations turn to arguments and my ears to cement where nothing new can penetrate. I’m becoming aware of how often I use conversations to argue for the...
Dear Future Teammate(s)…

Dear Future Teammate(s)…

Dear Future Teammate(s), I’m on pins and needles about your joining our team. First, I’m excited that you “get” our vision for transforming the world through business and that you can see the ripple effect on the quality of life in places we work. I’m a...

TEST – Finding the still small voice

Light shines on the keyboard, stroking each key with a bar of white, faint in comparison to the letters and symbols printed on the small, black squares. Writing gives me a chance to be alone with my thoughts, and in the process, discover hidden gifts mixed in the...