Ask for Help

When my daughter was in grade school, she had a tough time raising her hand in class to ask for help. She felt insecure about being exposed as “not knowing” and as a result didn’t get the support she needed when she needed it. Once her teacher picked up on this pattern she suggested aContinue reading “Ask for Help”

Learn to play, play to learn

Denise has been reacquainting herself with what it’s like to be a student. She’s started learning cello, taking two lessons a week. She loves the instrument as well as the chance to learn more about the student-teacher relationship. “As an adult you miss that sort of thing, a regular meeting with someone who’s helping youContinue reading “Learn to play, play to learn”

A Week of Thanks: Day 2

I am thankful for my work. My day job allows me to interact with thoughtful professionals – leaders and team members – who are curious, energetic and determined. They are people who want to do good work for a cause they believe in. They want to learn and grow, challenging themselves to get better inContinue reading “A Week of Thanks: Day 2”