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Dirty Pots as a Management Metaphor

I like the idea of hosting dinner parties, weekend potlucks, veritable swapmeets of desserts. I enjoy the initial planning, reviewing cookbooks and recipes ripped from magazines, deciding which dishes will go well with which. Am... Continue reading

Fighting Fear with Chicken Soup

On Wednesday evening my family will celebrate Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. More specifically, nineteen people will sit down at our table about 45 hours from the time I started drafting this post, and... Continue reading

Promising Change

En route to a client for a couple of days of leadership and team development, the weather was simultaneously fierce and changeable as forecast. Amid dark thunderclouds and pelting rain were startling outbreaks of sun... Continue reading