Category Archives: Culture


I have a bright yellow biking outfit for when it rains. Long sleeves, long pants, hoodie. It is head to toe NEON yellow.   I wear it like a badge of honor. Here’s why.    When I bought it I … Read More

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Four years ago we bought our new home.  It came with a beautiful garden. At first I neglected it.  In our second year I realized I loved gardening.  When I took on the mantle of family gardener, I threw myself … Read More

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Almost four years ago my husband Lorne and I bought a home with a beautiful garden. I loved looking at the garden, but wondered, “Whose going to take care of it?” “That’ll be your job,” Lorne and I each thought of … Read More

Pause: Your Responses

My last post on hitting the pause button in my life hit a chord!  I got a flood of responses from you and enjoyed reading every one. Thank you for sharing your reflections with me. The piece reflected on this last year, … Read More


I’ve learned in life, sometimes it takes slowing down to speed up.

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Ford Foundation President Dances in the C-Suite

You know change is in the air when one of the nation’s largest foundations releases a video of its President dancing on tables in the C-suite. (Dancing starts at 1 minute 21 seconds) Darren Walker – the Ford Foundation’s first … Read More


Nothing accelerates your culture transformation like a good story. You’ll learn why in the clip below from a keynote speech I gave on this topic.   Our brains are literally hardwired for story.  We take fragments of information and turn … Read More

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