Do Employees Have the Right to Disconnect?

French employees now have a legal “right to disconnect” from their smartphones and computers after work. Part of a larger…

How Quitting Caffeine Helped Me Connect

I speak for a living. I run a virtual company, I consult with clients, and I facilitate workshops. That means…

Politics for the holidays?

I have a divided family. Politically divided, that is. And with the holidays coming up, I’m feeling no small measure…

Easing an New Parent’s Return to Work

No two people feel the same way about their return to work after parental leave. This can be a difficult transition…

The Value of Silence

I was busy.  As a business owner, married mother of three, daughter, and professional speaker, I was the friend who…

Fears and Careers

Employees are often anxious about taking extended time off for parental leave. Common concerns they may have include: I’ll be…