Can you picture it? You’re at a work holiday party, a friend’s get-together or visiting your family. Inevitably a topic comes up that you don’t want to talk about. This time, you want to avoid being in the discussion entirely OR, avoid blurting out exactly what’s on your mind in a way that… Continue reading Your 3-Step Plan to Effectively Speak-Up
In my last post I introduced 2 steps on how to work effectively under stress. These steps make up part of your support system. They are to pause and purge. You can read about it again here. In the second part of this 2-part series I want to share 3 more steps that… Continue reading Work Effectively Under Stress Series – Part 2
Does it feel endless sometimes? Your work? It makes a difference in people’s lives. It’s critical to do your best. And it’s hard. How do you do your best when the stakes are high, the need is real and time is critical? You engage your support system. Your support system is more than… Continue reading Work Effectively Under Stress Series: Part 1
This post covers how to deal with emotions. It briefly mentions sexual misconduct. This is best read when you can make some space for it. I hope you find it helpful. I’ve been acutely aware that I’ve been quiet this month as International Women’s Day and the International Day of Racism has come and… Continue reading Stop. Drop. And Breathe…
I see you! I know that you and I and so many other people are working to create an anti-racist world – where we are all treated with dignity, respect, equity and equality. But I see a problem. I know you’ve noticed it too. Sometimes I see us working against each other instead of with each other. It’s… Continue reading How to Work on Anti-Racism Together
It’s a new year and while I’m usually excited about new beginnings, I have a tendency to get anxious. When I’m anxious, I find myself going down the rabbit hole of “what-ifs?” and somehow, I’ve lost minutes or hours of my life I’ll never get back! Yeah. Over the years I’ve figured out a hack to… Continue reading The Hack to Get You Back on Track!