Some Days, We (Over) Check Ourselves

Ice Cube taught us that we need to check ourselves before we wreck ourselves.  And, certainly, I’m a proponent of intentionality, thoughtfulness and self-reflection.  But, how much checking is too much checking?  Can you also wreck yourself by over checking yourself? It shows up time and again in our professional lives.  That instinct to check... Continue Reading →

Some Days, We Get Out Over Our Skis

I took up skiing later in life…once I was already indoctrinated in the legal school of risk aversion.  At this point, for better or worse, it is second nature for me to think through all of the things that could possibly go wrong or present challenges and develop solutions for the event that they do,... Continue Reading →

Some Days, I Find Athena

Last year, I was asked to write a letter to my younger self for our women’s employee resource group.  It wanted to be a poem…Sharing it here in case any of the messages resonate in this time of reflection and intention-setting. ***Finding Athena (a.k.a. Letter to My Younger Self) Little girl, don’t worry.Perfection’s an impossible... Continue Reading →

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