Post IV 2020 a Pandemic & the View from a Small Island: Do I Need a Counselor (therapist) or just a Rip Van Winkle* nap?

August 5, 2020 – a spike in COVID cases, politics in a pandemic, a mask incident in Staples, and a feel-good story from Africa, ‘when a teacher cries’: Living with low-level anxiety When coronavirus cases spiked across the world in the last week of July, my emotional self fell from a cliff, not a rock, … Continue reading Post IV 2020 a Pandemic & the View from a Small Island: Do I Need a Counselor (therapist) or just a Rip Van Winkle* nap?

The View from a Small Island: Post A The Enigma of Bias amid Two Deadly Viruses (Viri)

The Enigma of Bias amid Two Deadly Viruses (Viri): Racism and COVID 19   The mind is the brain at work, and culture is the creation of manifold individual minds composing civilization where the legacy is handed on from one generation to the next. Charles Gillispie 1998 2020 is the year of killing pandemics: two … Continue reading The View from a Small Island: Post A The Enigma of Bias amid Two Deadly Viruses (Viri)

After a pandemic: Women in Leadership Roles

The Guardian today (13 July) highlighted Julia Guillard's retroactive look at her time as PM of Australia. Julia Gillard spoke ahead of the launch of a book she has co-authored – Women and Leadership, Real Lives, Real Lessons – to be launched in Australia on Monday. Photograph: The Guardian Her insights are 'in hindsight' but … Continue reading After a pandemic: Women in Leadership Roles

Personalities, Process & Productivity: Rules of a Meeting

  The rules of the game (meetings) are laid out well in this article and are some we should attempt. However, after living through 20 years of meetings -- some productive, some boring and some probably unnecessary -- we know these are not easy rules to enforce. But they are necessary if we are to … Continue reading Personalities, Process & Productivity: Rules of a Meeting

A Documentary coming to your screens – July 22nd

This is a tidbit about inclusion within the entertainment industry. The documentary, This Changes Everything, is being shown in theaters across the country for one night only. As exclusion is linked and perpetuated across all industries and all walks of life, ithe documentary should prod our thinking and our assessments of how inclusion would change … Continue reading A Documentary coming to your screens – July 22nd