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Are you making a mountain out of a molehill?

Are you making a mountain out of a molehill?

I was staring at my desk late one Friday night, shaking my head. I had six yellow legal pads full of notes stacked up, a pile of papers begging to be filed, and a neglected assortment of unread journals teetering precariously at the other end of my desk. Somewhere...

Returning to work: Successfully navigating hybrid teams

Returning to work: Successfully navigating hybrid teams

There has been quite a bit of chatter recently about return to work—although we never really stopped working through the pandemic, we just did it differently. What people really mean is navigating hybrid teams, virtual work environments blended with onsite time....

Mindset: Lessons learned from a baking show and my trainer

Mindset: Lessons learned from a baking show and my trainer

Anyone who knows me knows that I love anything to do with food, baking and cooking. You wouldn’t be surprised to learn that I’m a huge fan of the Great British Baking Show (The Great British Bake-Off in the UK), and that I watch it on repeat.  I learn something...

When Less is More: How thinking Lean got me unstuck

When Less is More: How thinking Lean got me unstuck

When Less is More: How thinking Lean got me unstuck I was working on a deliverable for a prospective client this past week. I had sketched out a strawman and was translating it into a narrative format so the client could review with their senior leader. You would...

Arthritis and agency: What I realized about my habits

Arthritis and agency: What I realized about my habits

I recently returned to physical therapy to address the arthritis that developed in my right big toe. It was really cramping my style (excuse the pun) while exercising, and I was over it. When I was first diagnosed by my podiatrist (this is not my first rodeo with foot...

Procrastination: It’s not a four-letter word

Procrastination: It’s not a four-letter word

Everywhere you look it seems you can find articles about how to work when you don’t feel like it, or how not to procrastinate. Inherent in these writings, there are often subtle (or not so subtle) admonishments about not doing that one thing or things on that nagging...

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