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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August 9, 2021

I love the Olympics. And I love the leadership of Simone Biles…

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August 2, 2021

On a summer Saturday afternoon, I entered the Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel.…

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July 26, 2021

Recently I have been contemplating idioms – those commonly understood and in…

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July 19, 2021

The Emmy nominations are out, and I have suddenly realized I am…

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July 12, 2021

I once entered a public restroom and chose the “accessible” door. Upon…

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June 28, 2021

Years ago, a manager who worked for me called to share her “good…

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June 21, 2021

Enjoying the high success of Virginia collegiate and other amateur programs, I…

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June 14, 2021

I was thrilled to attend my second game of the season at…

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June 7, 2021

Josh Bell, first baseman for the Washington Nationals, has invited anyone “exploring…

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May 24, 2021

In a recent discussion with my friend Rabbi Michael Knopf, he reminded…

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September 27, 2021

The Pfizer Vax: In the Room Where It Happened

Doug Lankler, Pfizer EVP and general counsel, spoke this month at the…

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August 25, 2021

Inspiration for What’s Next

So many of us are considering “what’s next?” Whether that question is…

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July 26, 2021

Candid Conversations and the NBA Finals

The Bucks beat the Suns this month in the NBA finals, yet…

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June 28, 2021

The Disease of Drug Addiction

Among all the other challenges and losses from the COVID-19 pandemic was…

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May 26, 2021

Profiles in Candor: Simone Biles

Heading into the Summer Olympics in Tokyo, all eyes will be laser…

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April 27, 2021

Profiles In Candor: Bryan Stevenson

Ever grateful to the Richmond Forum for the thoughtful speakers they present…

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March 29, 2021

No Drama Departure

I expect there will be many leadership transitions as the pandemic ebbs…

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February 17, 2021

Profiles in Candor: Poet Amanda Gorman

In perhaps the single most inspiring public moment our country has witnessed…