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International Women’s Day: Talking Cancer and How to Kick It’s Butt Globally

March 8th is International Women’s Day. Over at www.themotherhood.com I am joining a conversation with the American Cancer Society’s global team to talk about the impact of cancer on our lives and on the lives of women worldwide. From www.themotherhood.com, “We know cancer touches all of us. We’ll share our stories about cancer and our […]

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What Does an Integrated Life Mean, Anyway?

Our souls desire to behave in ways that line up with what we believe and value.  That is called living an integrated life.  When behavior matches values, we are whole.  We live without apology, heads held high.  Not in arrogance, but in quiet authority that we are on the right path. Join me for She […]

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Cooking Up A Storm?

Gearing up for Christmas?  Or a big farewell to 2010?  It usually involves food.  Your most special recipes, your best efforts.  By the end your kitchen is a wreck, strewn with the paraphernalia of a fine feast in the making to be shared with those we love.  In the season of peace, joy and goodwill, […]

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The Admiral, Half Days and Laundry

It’s no secret that I became a bit of an Admiral Mike Mullen groupie after he spoke at the Families and Work Institute’s Work Life Legacy Awards Dinner back in July 2010.  OK, maybe a lot of a groupie.   Then there’s my crush on Ted Childs.  (still can’t do justice to the two hour interview […]

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Focus on Flex? What Does That Mean?

Welcome to my new site, http://www.chrysulawinegar.com.  Please bookmark, subscribe and join in.  In the spirit of flexibility, this platform gives me more freedom, both intellectually and technically, to grow my body of thoughts and actions on: work life issues for everyone causes I care about the future of motherhood. The old blog is fully migrated […]

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Supermodels and the Politics of Birth

Women need to be heard.  To be heard requires understanding and knowledge.  In this, women in America are very much like their sisters in Bangladesh, Tanzania and Guatemala. All over the world, women are still dying in childbirth.  A woman dies every single minute.  In the majority of countries it is usually due to the […]

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Work Life and the Laws of Physics. What?

“The future is already here.  It’s just not evenly distributed.” — William Gibson * Do you see the people subordinate to you (could be your staff, could be your kids) as human capital, mechanisms that need to be constantly managed and controlled or they will swiftly drift into laziness or worse, wrong-doing?  Or do you […]

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Rugby, Three Year Olds and Perspective Taking

Yesterday my three year old crushed my 17mth old in a huge tackle worthy of a Wallabies front row forward (that’s the Australian Rugby Union team my friends).  Said baby began to scream hysterically.  It’s understandable really.  You would too when squashed by someone twice your height and weight. My usual response?  “Why did you […]

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What Are You Worth?

Power is a loaded word.  And often (almost always) goes with money.  And asking.  And negotiating.  Last Sunday I wrote about it in the context of mothers. My friend Lisa Gates has begun something extraordinary at Craving Balance.  She has created a learning community, an on-line space where women (it is specifically for women, but […]

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Let’s Negotiate

Does the word “negotiation” give you thrills or chills?  What it means, how it is done and most importantly for me, how I do it, is on my mind.  I’m participating in a negotiating course from the savvy Victoria Pynchon through Lisa Gate’s Craving Balance Learning Community.  Yesterday, over at Career Connection, guest Meghan Biro […]

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