Category Archives: Leadership

Sustainability: Is the Mount Everest gridlock a metaphor for our planet?

The pictures that emerged this past week of the long line of climbers waiting their turn to get to the summit of the tallest mountain on our planet was staggering to behold. This is perhaps the most remote and inhospitable … Continue reading

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A Message For All Women — Eclipsed Words from Aishwarya Shah

This message from Eclipsed Words is worth sharing with all women who relate to (at least occasional) concerns about lack of self-confidence – that’s about 99% of us.  There’s some very good advice in what Aishwarya suggests. If either of … Continue reading

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Is America the best place to chase the American Dream?

Reading about the extraordinary college admissions scandal in the U.S. this past week, one couldn’t help but be astounded by: The amount of money even the richest of the rich think is worth spending to get their kids into School … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day and Politics

Happy International Women’s Day, everyone. This is the day of the year set aside to contemplate the contributions one half of our populations make to society, especially considering how far we’ve come and how far we have to go. Progress … Continue reading

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Thoughts on women in leadership – Part II

Obviously, I knew when I wrote my blog post ‘Thoughts on women in leadership – Part I’ that there was more to the story. That’s why I included “Part I” in the title! But I have to admit that I … Continue reading

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And the folly of governments keeps on marching along

In perusing our overflowing bookshelves for something to read last weekend, I happened to pull out Barbara Tuchman’s The March of Folly, an old goldie from 1984. Oh my goodness, talk about the old saying, “History has a tendency to … Continue reading

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I think I’m too old to give advice to young people

I still remember when I was 10 years old and excitedly told my grandmother that I had bought my first 45 (rpm record), Blue Suede Shoes by Elvis Presley. I was 10; she was 75. She not only didn’t seem … Continue reading

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