Claudia Martinez Memorial

Every year, I participate in the 2996 Project. We remember the victims of 9/11 through tributes on our blogs. I was asked to write about Claudia Martinez Foster. I have been doing this for many years. Here is the post. * On September 9, 2001, Claudia was a twenty-six-year old newlywed who had babies on her mind.…

What am I Dead Wrong About?

Do you wonder how you can think differently and act differently? Do you wonder how HR can be more disruptive and innovative without using those hollow and ridiculous terms? (I wonder about all of that, too.) I’m late to the game, but I was introduced to the work of Hal Gregersen. (Do you know him?) He suggests…

Are You Proud?

It’s back-to-school season around here. Lots of kids are trying out for sports. Living where I do — and hanging out with busy moms — I get to hear about tryouts, overburdened volunteer coaches, and the needless ordeal that accompanies youth sports. Sounds like a hassle. Especially when kids are rejected from the team. I…