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How Employers Must Adapt to an Age of Longevity

I absolutely loved The 100 Year Life, a book by two London Business School professors, Lynda...

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Tips for Adulthood: Five Reasons to Clean Out Your Inbox

On occasional Wednesdays, I offer tips for adulthood. I was back in the United States recently,...

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The Personality Traits We Inherit From Our Parents

One of the beautiful aspects of losing someone you love is that people send you their memories of...

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  • How Employers Must Adapt to an Age of Longevity

    I absolutely loved The 100 Year Life, a book by two London Business School professors, Lynda Gratton and Andrew J. Scott. It was one of the first books to examine how our ability to live longer lives will transform the world of work. Whenever I encounter middle aged friends who feel stuck in their job/career/marriage/fill-in-the […]

    Posted on August 5, 2020 0 comments
  • Tips for Adulthood: Five Reasons to Clean Out Your Inbox

    On occasional Wednesdays, I offer tips for adulthood. I was back in the United States recently, clearing out my mother’s home after she died. There were the more obvious, big-ticket items to divide among my siblings: artwork, jewelry and the like. And then there were the more random things to sort through: her enormous collection […]

    Posted on July 29, 2020 0 comments
  • The Personality Traits We Inherit From Our Parents

    One of the beautiful aspects of losing someone you love is that people send you their memories of that person. When a friend from high school learned that my mother had died, she shared that news with her own mother, who played tennis with my mom for years. My friend shared this story via email: “One […]

    Posted on July 24, 2020 0 comments
  • What My Mother Left Me When She Died

    I lost my mother recently. It wasn’t to Covid19, thank goodness. But it was very sudden. Because of the virus, I was not able to make a planned trip to spend Easter with her this year. Indeed, and like so many other families who have lost a parent in the last few months, none of her […]

    Posted on July 17, 2020 2 comments
  • Tips for Adulthood: Five Tips for Coping with Sadness

    On occasional Wednesdays, I offer tips for adulthood. In the wake of my mother’s death, I’ve been feeling sad lately. For many years of my life, I pushed sad feelings away whenever they arose. I felt that if I just kept moving fast enough, I could out-run them. Often times, I did. But one of […]

    Posted on July 8, 2020 0 comments