Engagement jumps the shark

Back in the 1980s the big management craze was TQM. To suggest it’s passé might be an overstatement, as I’m certain there are still dinosaur organizations […]

What do dreams actually mean?

One question I’ve been asked a few times since my father died is whether or not I’ve dreamt about him. I hadn’t until last night. […]

Help us fight human trafficking

For four years and counting, Pivot has sponsored the Workout for Charity, a morning bootcamp session designed to get your heart pumping while raising dollars […]

and then you realize, you’re a liar too (and what to do to fix it)

A couple of weeks ago, Stevo and I were out browsing a snooty men’s shop. As my increasingly hipster husband searched for the perfect pocket […]

I don’t wanna know…

Some years ago, I learned of a trick practiced by (some) senior HR leaders at corporate events (eg. holiday parties, retreats, etc.): they’d leave early, […]

What ever happened to class?

Several years ago I was cold called by a senior communicator from a large, packaged goods company, who was looking for someone to lead her […]

Let me go

Stevo and I live in a 900 square foot home, along with a 14 pound dog who sometimes looms large. On the best of days, […]

Let me stand next to your fire

You know that boring video they show at the beginning of every flight, the one that says in the event the cabin loses pressure, you […]

Buddy can you spare $14.97?

A few years ago, I gave up on Blackberry and got an iPhone. I patiently waited in line at my unnamed provider’s local outlet to […]

Making An Honest Living

In June of 2010, my very good friend and former colleague Luisa Girotto asked me an incredible question (and some might add, made me a generous […]