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have a plant in my family room that is a most unusual shape. The pot is about 4 feet away from the top of the plant. Because the plant can’t help itself. It must move towards the spot that allows...
I am taking a certification course online through Cornell University. In the first section of this course we are talking about employee engagement and what that means and does not mean. The instructor gave a very funny example that I...
I’m currently helping lead a fairly significant volunteer project. It is 90% successful and 10% challenging. Most would consider this 100% successful but not me. The problem is that I have found myself focusing on the 10% that is not...
I recently made a decision that some might consider a bad parenting move. The actual decision is between my daughter and myself and not necessary to the story but suffice it to say I did not suggest she explore the...
My 20-year-old son and I were watching the Stanley Cup Playoffs. When the game finished another show came on that my son said was eSports. I had never seen a TV show like this before and my son and I were...
I was part of an event last week for women tech founders. What women technologists and women who are creating technology firms are doing right now is inspiring to me. This is a different form of using the female voice...
I was looking through my copy of Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will,  by Sheryl Sandberg for some stats on women in tech that I will be presenting at a meeting and came across this paragraph: In a 2011 McKinsey report, it was...
Part of what I do to grow my business is network. I am a member of different organizations. I pay dues, attend meetings, re-post their news and volunteer when I can. This particular morning, I had a meeting with a...