Category Archives: change

When I Win A MacArthur

What would I do if I were to win a MacArthur Genius Grant (which I just learned really should be called a MacArthur Fellowship)?  It’s an idle thought, but one I have every year when the winners are named.  My … Continue reading

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Looking At Things DIfferently

My IT professional (aka my husband) is replacing my hard drive.  For weeks the computer was acting up, and he ran all kinds of software, checking all sorts of things that I don’t even want to think about.  Then, crash.  … Continue reading

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A Modest Proposal

Last night I had dinner with about a dozen graduate students who are all members of the Women in Leadership Association at the Drucker School of Management at Claremont Graduate University.  The women—and one very brave man—are all contemplating careers … Continue reading

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Singularity of Purpose

My two dogs have always been pretty opposite.  The mostly border collie is lithe, graceful and likes to move fast.  The keeshond/chow/who knows what else is large, lumbering and would prefer not to move at all. Walking them was always … Continue reading

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When It Is Time To Move On

In my line of work, I meet a lot of people.  I am constantly wowed with how good most of them are at the work they do.  But sometimes—well, more than sometimes—I meet mostly development directors who need to move … Continue reading

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