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A Mentoring Moment

Being nominated for recognition as a “mentor-protégé” award is a humbling honor for certain. And while this is truly exciting, I would say the experience to again “pay it forward” is more meaningful and certainly more of an honor. Mentorship and coaching is a responsibility I take very seriously.  Mentoring, guiding, and coaching support have… Continue reading A Mentoring Moment

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Thoughts on Work Life Integration Part V

Vacation time is an important employee benefit – it is critical for people to have time away from work to relax and disconnect from the pressures of the job. You won’t earn a promotion or get an achievement award for working on your vacation. If you manage people, just imagine the pressure you put on them… Continue reading Thoughts on Work Life Integration Part V

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Thoughts on Work Life Integration Part III

With no clear cut "rules” in place on how to operate in a work life integration model – we need to create our own models. Models that serve us well – let’s consider starting with some simple things.  Have you ever observed the moms of little ones at the playground? Looking down and tied to their smartphone?… Continue reading Thoughts on Work Life Integration Part III

Challenges, Empowering Women, Family, Leadership, Work/Life Balance, Working Women

Thoughts on Work Life Integration Part II

Consider the “good old days” when a person could come home from work and unplug! We are all plugged in all the time – so it is all business, all day, every day! Work doesn’t stop when we are sleeping, on vacation, or out of the office. Life happens during the day – a teacher calls… Continue reading Thoughts on Work Life Integration Part II

Empowering Women

Education and The Importance of Kindness

I spend a lot of time sharing about the importance of STEM education for our young children, especially girls. While it remains an important topic of conversation, I do think that “kindness education” is equally important. In this day and age (politics aside, please) of what I call anger rhetoric and brazen public bullying, our… Continue reading Education and The Importance of Kindness