My Word for 2021: Patience

My Word for 2021: Patience

Each year, I try to pick a word as my focus for the year. It’s part wish, part aspiration, part dream (as Cinderella sang, “A dream is a wish your heart makes…”). What was my word for 2020, the craziest, most unpredictable, most rollercoaster-y...
That Time I Didn’t Know I Was Broken

That Time I Didn’t Know I Was Broken

A couple of months ago, on my first day out on my new roller skates – skates I had spent six weeks searching for, and that I had to order from another country because good quad skates were so scarce – I fell. I fell right on my butt and my right hand. Go...
Just Say Thank You

Just Say Thank You

As I write this post during the week of Thanksgiving 2020, I have one simple, but powerful, suggestion for you: Just Say Thank You. Take time this week to reach out to every colleague, every employee, every volunteer (or, if you work in a large organization, as many...
My word for 2020: EASE

My word for 2020: EASE

As I reflect on the past year and prepare for the new one, I like to choose a word for the year. Last year, I declared that my word for 2019 would be ABUNDANCE. I said: Abundant health. Abundant love and friendship. Abundant wealth and financial security. Abundant...