Check on Your Strong Friend

Check on Your Strong Friend

(Editor’s note: This article was originally written in June of 2018). June, 2018. In a mere three days, we lost both Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, two brilliant creators who must have been staring down unimaginable demons. Their suicides brought to light the...
To the Woman Who Doesn’t Help Other Women…

To the Woman Who Doesn’t Help Other Women…

Some years back, immersed in the challenges of a competitive corporate environment, I met a group of wonderful women. Colleagues at the same level, we had much in common. We’d meet each month to talk about opportunities and roadblocks and fears and frustrations....
How to Proceed When You Can’t See What’s Ahead

How to Proceed When You Can’t See What’s Ahead

Yesterday I took the dog on my favorite hike, one that rewards a climb with a tremendous view. You can see for miles — farmland below and mountains in the distance, a view that stretches across more than 5 towns. But an early fog rolled in and when we got to the...
The Importance of Your Cast of Supporting Characters

The Importance of Your Cast of Supporting Characters

Maverick had Goose. Lucy had Ethel. Vince had his Entourage. And Snow White had all seven dwarfs. In every chapter of our lives, we have a Cast of Supporting Characters. We don’t always recognize them or the type and level of support they give. Until they are no...