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ACTA NON VERBA…deeds not words

Thought leadership is everywhere and during these times it feels like that’s the only leadership method available to us.  We write, raising our voices with words on a page and social media our soapbox. As a founder and CEO, I’m continually encouraged to be a thought leader.  By creating consumable content my words and voice…

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Their Champions…and Ours…

Many of the greatest social movements our country has seen have resulted from women rising to the cause, finding a voice and a champion who is heard. In her opinion piece “How rethinking caregiving could play a crucial role in restarting the economy” Melinda Gates writes that “it shouldn’t have taken a national emergency to…

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Isn’t it our job to know?

It has been over four years since I considered myself a manager of employees.  While I am running my own company now, I have a team of exceptional individuals who only need me to not get in their way. But when I think about the hires we’ll be making in the future, I can’t help…

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Welcome to My Home

One of the most amazing things about the experience that we are all sharing due to Covid-19 is that we are sharing a collective experience from our homes. We may all have gotten to where we are today differently, but nonetheless we are here.  Together.  In our separate homes. I’m an entrepreneur thinking about how…

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Thoughts While Not Commuting

In the hours I’m saving, daily, from commuting (driving or walking) to and from meetings, errands and parenting obligations or shopping (online or in person) I find myself thinking a lot about all the things that I would have continued to take for granted BCP (Before COVID Pandemic). There’s a lot to rethink, like the…

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Live Longer -or- Die Better?

The catalyst for my career change was the end-of-life journey that our family went through following my father’s diagnosis through his passing and the firm belief that while such experiences can never be easier, they certainly could and should be less difficult. And we had it “good”.  My father had a type of cancer that…

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A Caregiver’s Friend

One in five Americans workers report providing care to an elderly or disabled family member or friend.  For a company like Nike, with 73,000 employees, that’s nearly 14,600 caregivers. It may surprise those of you in Human Resources to know that 56% of caregivers do not report their caregiving responsibilities to their supervisor or HR…

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Words of Comfort

One of my favorite quotes is from the book Cutting For Stone by Abraham Verghese.  He wrote: “…what treatment in an emergency is administered by ear? …” to which the answer was ‘Words of comfort…’. Words of comfort can have a meaningful impact on how a diagnosis and its treatment are understood.  While the words…

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