“Do you have a best friend at work?” was one question on the first “employee engagement” surveys I took. The question was considered somewhat of a joke at the time. After all, work is for work. You could have friends on your own time. Fast forward a decade or so, and suddenly both having social… Continue reading Fellowship of the … Cubicle?
Turning Up the Volume
Tomorrow, I'll sit at one of three or four tables in the warm and love-filled kitchen of my wife's second family. The house will be filled with three generations, two turkeys, and one amazing brie appetizer (thanks, Liz!). What started as four couples getting together for dinner in the early 80s expanded exponentially as each… Continue reading Turning Up the Volume
"Most discussions of having it all" center on balancing work and children, but that definition of "all" is incomplete... Women also want to spend time on other aspects of their lives: art, politics, faith, experiencing the natural world. Left to pursue only two dimensions of our lives leaves other parts of who we are undercultivated."… Continue reading #momsquad