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I am not great at celebrating work milestones. I get very focused on what I am doing and forget about all that is being accomplished along the way. I knew this was a leadership quality I wanted to improve upon...
  Happy May! May we talk about bias? I recently led a workshop on Emotional Intelligence (EQ) based off the book by Travis Bradberry and Jean Greaves. If you have never taken their EQ assessment let me explain. The basic...
Hell no! I would never climb up the side of mountain without ropes, a parachute, spikes, perfect weather and a net to catch me when I fall! So, when I was watching the Oscar-winning movie Free Solo, it was all I could...
I recently went to moms’ weekend at my daughter’s college. No surprise, that got me thinking about my college days at the University of Texas. College was So Much Fun. No significant worries. Listening to music down on 6th street,...
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...