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Leading in a Crisis: Five Lessons from  the Almeda Fire
Leadership/Management Overcoming Uncertainty

Leading in a Crisis:
Five Lessons from the Almeda Fire

Well, I thought I’d come to terms with living life out of control. Crises surround us: a pandemic, a tanked economy, lawless politics. I had accepted having power over basically...
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Independent Press Award Winner
Journey Books

Independent Press Award Winner

The Journey continues! I just learned that my book, The Journey of Not Knowing: How 21st Century Leaders Can Chart a Course Where There Is None, received a 2020 Distinguished...
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Living Through Uncertainty: Traveling the Bumpy Road to Change
Overcoming Uncertainty

Living Through Uncertainty:
Traveling the Bumpy Road to Change

Transformation My husband and I had traveled 32 hours through four airports and too many waiting rooms. We arrived home exhausted, reeking of the coffee we had dumped in our...
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THINK! Change Depends on It
Leadership/Management Self-Improvement

THINK! Change Depends on It

The New Year dawns and with it comes the urge for change—a change of exercise routine, a change of job, a change of wine intake, a change of administration. No...
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The Power of  Clarity: Lessons Learned from the Perfect Pie
Courage > Cool

The Power of Clarity: Lessons Learned from the Perfect Pie

Just before Highway 62 makes a northeasterly turn in the direction of Crater Lake sits a Southern Oregon institution.  Beckie’s has graced that piece of highway since 1926, offering to...
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Breaking the Mental Logjam: The Power of Joy
Self-Improvement

Breaking the Mental Logjam: The Power of Joy

It’s been quiet up here in the treehouse, at least outwardly. While I often sit among its calming branches, it’s been hard in the past few months to find pearls...
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Hitting the Re-Set button—Five Steps to Overcome Inertia
Self-Improvement

Hitting the Re-Set button—Five Steps to Overcome Inertia

With holidays come interesting dynamics. Many years ago, I lived in a New York Chelsea neighborhood loft. In the middle of said loft sat a fancy, schmancy, over-the-top Garland range....
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The Journey in Verse
Journey Books

The Journey in Verse

Over the holidays, I attended a Boxing Day party for which each of the guests was asked to bring something creative to share. Being a little shy of sharing my...
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