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Dare to be first
Dare to Be First

If you dare to be first, it can be incredibly rewarding but also incredibly challenging at the same time.

Protest outside SCOTUS building to choose to lead on choice
Choose to Lead on Choice

A lack of access to reproductive healthcare reverses years of progress on gender equity in America. Companies must choose to lead on choice.

Three women friends at work
Do We Need Friends at Work?

As leaders, we have to think even more creatively and deliberately about how to make it easy for our employees to make friends at work.

Jar of Candy Sugar
The Tyranny of Sugar

On average, Americans consume three pounds of added sugar a week or about three times the recommended amount.

Synagogue in Texas
Inclusion Overcomes Hate

Rabbi Cytron-Walker’s effort to create a welcoming environment for all in spite of danger is a testament that inclusion overcomes hate.

A Group of Employees Hugging Outside, Viewed from Behind. One of them has Purple Hair.
When Caring Saves Lives

When disaster strikes, leadership, communication & preparedness are important, yet caring mattered the most when it came to saving lives.

Electric BMW Vehicle Charging.
The Future is Electric

The future of the car industry is electric. Over the next ten years, you are likely to go electric too, if you haven’t already.

Random Spelled Out in Scrabble Alphabet Letters.
The ABCs of ESG

Not long ago, I was talking to an attorney friend who works closely with a lot of startups. We were catching up on business when

Black and White Image of Woman's Hand on Window with Rain Drops, showing someone Grieving at Work.
Facing Grief at Work

The workplace needs to be a supportive community for our collective COVID grieving that helps all of us who have lost loved ones.

Two Male Coworkers Meeting at Restaurant for Work After Being Reunited.
Reunited and It Feels So …

Coming back together after a year apart is so great in many ways, and can also be a little awkward at times. Here are 7 ways to deal with it at work.

Mom Wearing Mask Outside While Holding Baby Daughter in Hands.
Why We Need a Marshall Plan for Moms

This Mother’s Day, consider all the moms in your life & what they’ve been through this past year. It’s time to support them how they need it and consider the Marshall Plan for Moms.

Man Walking in Sedona Forest Showing Courage and Adaptability.
Easter Dinner on Tuesday: the Adaptability Imperative

If this year has demanded one skill in particular, it’s adaptability. It’s time to keep focused on the big picture, but be flexible and creative as we re-evaluate the path forward. It is filled with opportunities to try new things and find better solutions to the ways we’ve always done things, even Easter Dinner.

Macbook Laptop at Home Office with Wellness Site on Screen.
The Physical Toll of Working from Home

Most leaders are aware of the mental health impact of the past 10 months. Yet, the enormity of the physical toll of suboptimal work from home conditions is only beginning to be understood.

Protester Holding Sign saying "Organize for a Better Tomorrow".
You Get What You Organize For

Georgia is an great example of the phrase “you get what you organize for.” It is also a reminder of how long it can take for organizing efforts to pay off.

World Happiness Report of Graphic of Happiest Countries.
Happy Work, Happy Life

How can business leaders leverage the idea of purpose to boost the happiness and engagement of their people at work?

Sign that says "Don't give up hope."
Standing at the Gates of Hope

We all need a hope intervention, but how do we do it? There are a number of exercises, but one of the simplest is to answer three questions.