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 a 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…

What’s Your Work Style?

Ellen Kossek, a researcher at Purdue, has identified a continuum for how individuals manage their work and life demands. She…