Reflections on Mother’s Day

My younger daughter, Megan, recently sent me a text which said “thanks for being my Mom.” I quickly and instinctively texted back, “It’s the greatest privilege of my life.” A privilege, but not an easy one. Being a mother is the hardest thing I’ve ever done; there’s a lifetime constancy required of it that I… Read More

Hold On to Who You Are

I have been described in many ways throughout my career: cold, remote, too direct, difficult, demanding of those I manage (is that a bad thing?). I was even admonished once in a written annual review “that I only wanted to work with smart people”. And, of course, there have been many positive accolades as well.… Read More