Category Archives: leadership

Being in charge is FUN

I’m “the boss” in two major areas of my life: at work (I’m the Executive Director of a nonprofit), and my running club (I’m a co-founder and co-organizer). The best part about being in charge? No one tells you what … Continue reading

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Your Personal Board of Directors

Back in March, I attended Durham Women Take No Bull, an event hosted by the Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce that celebrated International Women’s Day with two multi-generational panels of successful women. The focus was on women in the workplace … Continue reading

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My interview on the LEADx Podcast!

I am THRILLED to share that my interview for the LEADx Podcast is live! Go listen to it rightthissecond! And if you’re here because of the podcast, welcome! I hope you find some interesting stuff in these here pages. LEADx … Continue reading

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My User Manual

I’ve been working with a fabulous executive coach, Janeen Gingrich, for a few months, and one of the tasks she gave me was to write my leadership philosophy. I did all of the assignments that are supposed to prep you … Continue reading

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It does not say “RSVP” on the Statue of Liberty

Yesterday (Independence Day 2018), my husband and I traveled from Durham, NC to the ICE detention center in Farmville, VA to participate in an organized protest…but no one else was there to protest and we couldn’t get into the facility … Continue reading

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On not having an a-ha moment

I went to a leadership forum last week. It was good! But I had some beef with it. (And I mean more than a certain former NC governor being there as a participant with a name tag that read “John … Continue reading

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