One day, my publicist asked me when I’d be in New York and she suggested doing a radio show with Joe Piscopo. For those of you who don’t know, Joe Piscopo is an old Saturday Night Live guy who now has a radio show that is decidedly more conservative politically than...read more
I have been focusing a lot on inclusive leadership lately, and I realized that part of being inclusive means becoming aware of implicit assumptions and biases when choosing mentors and mentees. So I wrote about it when I realized that by acquaintances in my own...read more
Everybody knows that I spend a lot of time on airplanes. But what almost nobody knows is that for my Sociology 101 class in college, I did a project at the airport - observing behavior related to personal space - not because I was interested in personal space but...read more
I wrote an article that was posted on Thrive Global called Changing How We Measure Success in Relationships, and I received several comments and emails about it ,so I wanted to share more on why I wrote it. I was sitting in a coffee shop one day - a beautiful,...read more
One day, I was particularly stressed out. I was getting text messages and phone calls to my personal phone from work people. This is in addition to being double- and triple-booked for a whole week, and I was going crazy and seriously losing it. I was angry and...read more
In many articles (including one in The New York Times by Tanya Mohn titled “Expatriate Spouses Struggle to Find Work Overseas”), the difficulties faced by trailing spouses to find meaningful work in a new country have been documented. This is undoubtedly true, and...read more
I’m never really sure what to say when people ask me why I don’t have children. I have been asked this question a million times - at dinners, at cocktail parties, at social gatherings, in business settings, as a panelist at professional conferences (during the...read more
Sometimes you stumble into lucky situations. That’s what happened when the High Museum in Atlanta hosted the “Making Africa” in 2017 and I was invited to attend a lecture given by one of the many fantastic African artists who were highlighted in that exhibit - Omar...read more
One afternoon, I was wandering around Hong Kong. I had an hour to kill before meeting a friend for lunch, so I was taking my time and meandering through Star Street and Pacific Place, observing the people and the non-stop hustle bustle that characterizes that amazing...read more
At one point in her life, my sister found “The Prophet” by Khalil Gibran and started reading it. She shared with me some of the insights, which were profound, so I bought a copy. Since then, I have probably gifted this book to more than 20 people! What do I like...read more
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