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Thick skin is not the answer for women leaders

What do we even call this place we find ourselves? We used to say these were “interesting times” and used words like wild, unprecedented, and surprising. Then it moved to “disruptive” and we started to use words like rising, woke and allies. Now I hear us talk about “profoundly disturbing”, …

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The Power of Being Small

One of my clients this week asked me about my experience of a recent trip to Scandinavia—what it was like for me. He had been on a similar trip years ago, and I sensed he was accessing those memories all over again through our conversation. I shared there was something …

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Take a Stand with Me in Your Field of Dirt

I am obsessed with Growing Floret. If you don’t know what this is, rest assured I didn’t either until last week. But it’s one of those things that once you know it, you can’t un-know it—like when that little girl in The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe discovers the …

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Who Do We Choose To Be? Another Reckoning.

I was sitting on my front lawn the other day staring at the two items in my online cart—one was a book, the other was a weapon. Clearly I had chosen to purchase these at some point in time, and I was struck by their stark contrast. It felt like …

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Daily Verse 11.7.20: Read My Face

My eldest son told me about the climate change countdown clock in NYC. I hadn’t heard about it—maybe because it’s not in my backyard here in Maine. Apparently, on Sept 20th of this year, the clock was set to 7 years, and is now counting down…visually demonstrating that time is limited …

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36 Days

Nobody knows what will happen the night of the election—or what will happen between now and then.
But I do know this:

I know how I will feel if I do nothing.
I know how I will feel if I choose not to participate in THIS moment…or the next moment…

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Lung Capacity

When I was in high school, I went through the rigorous process of becoming a lifeguard, learning water safety, rescue skills and the basics of first aid, CPR and how to mobilize someone in the event of a back injury. It made sense that I was drawn to this, even …

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