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Some women marry into a family of sailors or charade-players. I instead married into a family of Disneyland aficionados. On our most recent trip to the happiest place on earth, I couldn’t help but notice how skillfully Disney creates a complete family experience.Read More
I recently discovered a well-established leadership theory (Rooke and Torbert, HBR April, 2005) that divides individuals into 7 types of leaders. The theory, as it reads, conceives these 7 leadership types as different developmental levels that people evolve through on their leadership path.Read More
Be honest here – when someone last asked, “How are you?” – weren’t you even slightly tempted to answer “Busy!” These days it seems as if the lament of not having enough time has become a national refrain. Everywhere, people find themselves constantly in a rush, over-booked and over-scheduled with little time off.Read More
I know that you’re probably feeling extra busy right now. After taking off some holiday time with your loved ones and thinking, “oh that can wait until January…” January has arrived and your to-do list is overflowing with, well – overflow.Read More
It feels like just yesterday we were gathered around the table for the ritual Thanksgiving holiday dinner. Originally conceived as a gratitude feast, more often these days all our holiday dinners resemble feasts of enormous amounts of food, family members and yes, sometimes familial tensions. So it seems fitting that we might also want to give…Read More
Recently I was driving my son to basketball practice (usually a wonderful father-son activity) and I suddenly realized I was actually en-route to my daughter’s preschool, having completely missed the freeway exit I needed to get to basketball! It struck me that this instance of driving on “auto-pilot” is the perfect metaphor for how many…Read More
I don’t think you need to be a fan of romantic comedies to enjoy the newly imported (available on iTunes) French film “Romantics Anonymous.” Not only is this quirky film about one of my favorite subjects of all time — chocolate (!), but it has such crazy yet likable characters and a plot that is…Read More