Handicapped by Handicaps: Understanding Golf Culture 

Golf culture. Can someone please explain this to me? When winter thaws, and spring begins to transform branches into buds, another metamorphosis happens in the workplace. My male co-workers adopt a new language, their conversations turn from fantasy football into a whole new dialect. Just when I think I'll be able to hack it and …

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Smoke, Mirrors, and the Pursuit of Substance

There's a lot of BS out there.  There are a lot of gullible people out there.  Put those two together and it's a very dangerous formula. I work in an industry that thrives on numbers- stock prices, valuations, economic data. Revenues, revenues, revenues. How much revenue were YOU responsible for in the past year? That …

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Becoming Zensational: Putting the ME in Meditation

The first time I heard Justin Timberlake announce "I've got this feeling inside my bones" I thought for sure he was singing about anxiety. C'mon, I know you know what I'm talking about. A slight constriction in your chest. The smallest sense of difficulty in getting air into and out of your lungs. Asking yourself, …

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Slacking on the (Most Important) Job: Raising a Daughter

I was a "boy mom" for six years. Life was dominated by naked parades, potty humor, wrestling, sports, and Nike basketball shoes. Then I was propelled into the world of "girl momdom". I didn't know if I was qualified for the job. But it was my new title, and I had to learn how to …

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The Only People Celebrating International Women’s Day Are….Women

Apparently it's International Women's Day. Thanks Mr. President for expediting the inauguration of this very important and overdue acknowledgement of half the world. But here's why the effort will fail if it hasn't already. The only people heralding women not just today but almost every day including the day of that impressive March on Washington …

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