I don't have a green thumb, and I am not very domestic, but I do love planting flowers in my big red pots each spring. I love selecting the right mix of plants and flowers, choosing something with height in the back, something that will grow to spill over the edge in the front, and… Continue reading The Red Pot
I was listening to an episode of Oprah's Master Class podcast this morning on my way to work. This episode featured Ellen DeGeneres. I love her, she cracks me up and inspires me to be generous and kind and a good listener. And, she gives me permission to embrace my awkward dance moves. I loved… Continue reading Where were you ten years ago?
When colleagues confide in us about struggles they are going through, we want to help. We want to lighten their load and have them walk away from our conversation feeling better. The tricky part is how to actually do that. How do we move from commiserating to empathy? Let's look at an example. A teacher… Continue reading How do we move from commiserating to empathy?