Musings

Thursday, October 5th, 2017

I cannot believe we’re coming up on almost a year since the presidential disaster, aka election. I’m still reeling, my friends and family are still reeling, the organizations and communities […]

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Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

Here in New York City, we are experiencing an unusual and very welcome spate of warm, gorgeous days, free of the usual thick, oppressive humidity. For me, Summer is about […]

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Thursday, March 16th, 2017

During these trying times, when I ask people the question, “What are you looking forward to this spring?” responses range from “Nothing; fascism has arrived” to “My grandchild’s first steps.” […]

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Friday, December 2nd, 2016

Well, we made it to the last month of 2016. It is so hard to sit with the discomfort of not knowing where we are going. I’m feeling it. My […]

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Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

Here in New York City, we are in the midst of the final throes of a very hot few months. With its cooling sweet and salty tang, watermelon-feta-mint salad has […]

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Monday, March 28th, 2016

I am pleased to announce the birth of New Direction in Evaluation’s most recent volume “Evaluation and Facilitation“. The proud parents (aka Editors) are myself, Rita Fierro, and Dawn Hanson […]

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Thursday, January 21st, 2016

My New Year’s intention is to read and share more poetry, and I’ve been immersed in the work of David Whyte –poet, philosopher, and organizational speaker. I’ve been reading Whyte’s book […]

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Monday, November 2nd, 2015

“How are we showing up for each another?” “How can we listen more deeply?” “How can we bring our full selves to work?” Increasingly, I’m finding that organizations are asking […]

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Monday, August 10th, 2015

First, I have to confess the 8th grader at issue happens to be my son. Yes, I’m super proud, but the reason I’m writing about it is because it is a powerful […]

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Monday, May 4th, 2015

Crafting and maintaining a personal brand takes a lot of work. I am going to tell you a story about the power of a vivid LinkedIn profile. When I was […]

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