October 2010

It’s Always About the Culture

As part of National Work and Family Month, I was invited to contribute to a series of blog posts over at The Huffington Post.  My thoughts begin around the idea of culture, in our households, our workplaces and in our nations.  Last weekend I attended a retreat with The Power of Moms, where we spent […]

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I Am Mad As Hell

Have you counted how many google results come up when you search “leadership men vs women”? 37,700,000 at time of writing.  The fact that the default search variable that pops up includes “vs” gets us immediately to the nub of the issue.  If you change the “vs” to “and” it leaps to 49,000,000 results.  But […]

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And There’s More!

I’ve been writing a lot about mothers lately.  Readers who are fathers and non-parents – stick with me!  It’s all so connected.  When we get it right for families, the knock-on effects for all us will be monumental. A few post scripts from my UN Foundation experience that might interest you. Inspired by our panel […]

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I’m Gonna Be a Bad Mama Today

Because we all wake up with that conscious decision in our heads, don’t we?  I’m going to scream and shout and panic.  I’m going to teach my kids bad words and how to goof off school and responsibilities.   I’m going to bribe them, belittle them, be cruel.  I’m going to use my children as a […]

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