Two Heads are Better Than One

All my life, I’ve heard the saying, “two heads are better than one”. Is it really true? The ancient wisdom found in the Book of Proverbs says, “Iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another.” It’s exhilarating to experience the synergy of two minds sparking the electricity to generate powerful ideas and strategies. That’s what is […]

The Power of Kindness

Kindness is the most powerful, least costly, most underrated agent of human change. It’s easy to think the world has gone crazy. Certainly, there have been other times in history when people seem to have lost their sensibility, but we have no shortage of irrational, angry folks all over the world right now. It’s hard […]

The Face of Courage

What do you do when your life blows up? You go on. Such is the advice of Rebekah Gregory in describing her journey of healing after being three feet from the bomb that exploded at the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013. As Rebekah spoke to a packed audience at the Women’s Work-Life Symposium in […]

How to Repair Broken Relationships at Work

We all have people in our work environment who are completely different than us, who we wouldn’t choose to spend time with and yet we’re are required to work beside day after day. Sometimes, workplace relationships can become so stressful, we are tempted to quit. The bad news is if you leave for another job […]

Mindset Matters: Entitled or Empowered?

The findings of a recent study by the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research indicate the behavior of others can influence traits like laziness. Since I was a child, I’ve heard the caution, “You’re known by the company you keep”. As a teenager, I scoffed at the idiom, “birds of a feather flock […]