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I recently was listening to Fresh Air on NPR and they had Dr. Thomas Boyce as their guest. He is an emeritus professor of pediatrics and psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco. He has spent nearly 40 years...
I was having a conversation with a friend recently who is completely overloaded at work. She told me she had not taken a lunch in months. Wait! What? “Why not?” I asked. “Because I am so swamped that I do...
    Welcome to BELONG. We’re here to give you ideas and insights into creating a culture of inclusion and belongingness at your company. What do we bring to this discussion?   You may remember us as The Laso Corporation.    While we continue to...
Think again! I was listening to an interview about an athlete who was being honored for his basketball achievements. After being asked about what sets him apart the coach replied that the athlete had no vertical jump, he wasn’t particularly...
I am in a lull at work. I wrapped a project with a client and have some time on my hands. This could be the perfect time to go for a long walk. Maybe get a pedicure. Call a friend...
I was just reading that I could apply for a newsletter that would tell me one small thing I could do every day to save our planet. The good news-I want to save our planet! The problem-I don’t want to...
I love trivia. I remember being obsessed with the game of Facts in Five when I was very young. Then came Trivial Pursuit. The idea I wish I had! I spent years going to Wednesday Night Trivia with some girlfriends...
As a recruiter for 25 years many people who I worked with at the beginning of my career are now approaching the last 10 years of their careers. Given that I work with Information/Digital technologists they happen to be in...