Strengthening Stems – A Metaphor for Professional Resilience

As an avid gardener, I often reflect when I’m tending to my plants. I’ve come to realize that nature has a way of teaching us valuable lessons. When I was a horticulture student, we learned that seedlings started indoors can become weak and not fit for the outside world without brushing the seedlings with paper, […]

What I Wish I Knew 10 Years Ago

OK…maybe 15 or 20, but I’ll try not to age myself. When I started my journey as a leader, I remember the angst I felt every time something “major” occurred. I’d get that knot in my stomach and feel like I was expected to fix it and fix it now. I’m guessing that most newer […]