January 17, 2022

NPR recently interviewed one of the producers of Food Network’s Chopped Junior,…

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January 10, 2022

Admiral James Stockdale, who was shot down over North Viet Nam, endured…

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December 20, 2021

Toward the end of each year, I give clients a T-chart to…

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December 13, 2021

Many of us – including me – like to be consistently challenged…

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December 6, 2021

I was living and traveling between Montgomery County, MD and Richmond, VA…

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November 29, 2021

It is not only a time of The Great Resignation in organizations,…

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November 22, 2021

We celebrated the 100th Encorepreneur! monthly breakfast, inviting six of our most…

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November 15, 2021

Last week, a neighbor walked her beautiful dog past my car as…

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November 8, 2021

“The smartest person in the room… is the room.” This quote has…

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November 1, 2021

Twenty-five years ago, waiting to board an eight-hour overnight flight from London…

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October 25, 2021

As everyone is examining everything these days, many are searching for their…

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October 18, 2021

I love fall – leaves turning, low humidity (critical for hair happiness),…

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October 11, 2021

The word “accountability” requires explanation. The first definition that pops up on…

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October 4, 2021

Remember the TV show Columbo? Peter Falk played the disheveled detective who…

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September 27, 2021

Charleston, South Carolina, has always been one of my favorite cities. After…

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September 20, 2021

In the past few days, I have heard lessons that should make…

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September 13, 2021

Sometimes the universe bombards us with repeating messages. NPR’s Bullseye interviewed Jimmy Jam and…

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August 30, 2021

Often we compliment resilience, adaptability, and compromise. We say “thanks,” believing the…

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August 23, 2021

On a recent plane ride, I played Brain Teasers on the in-flight…

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August 16, 2021

Traveling to San Diego for a mix of business and pleasure recently,…

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October 27, 2020

Making Room for Leadership: WFT Coach Rivera’s Cancer Treatment

The Washington Post recently ran an article titled “Ron Rivera is coaching…

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October 19, 2020

Good Economics for Hard Times, by Banerjee and Duflo

For our Bill Gates’ Summer Reading List final discussion, we read Good…

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September 22, 2020

UC from RBG

Fight for the things you care about, but do it in a…

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September 12, 2020

The Great Influenza, John M. Barry

The Great Influenza by John M. Barry, a long, thorough, and heavy…

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August 28, 2020

Senator Cory Booker’s Candor

Recently, I had the true privilege of participating, along with 45 others,…

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August 18, 2020

The Ride of a Lifetime, by Robert Iger

The Ride of a Lifetime is a blend of autobiography, leadership manual,…

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July 27, 2020

Cloud Atlas, by David Mitchell

The second book in the list of summer reading recommended by Bill…

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July 17, 2020

Reflections on The Choice by Dr. Edith Eger

In a very brief summary that will not do this book or…