Post III: 2020, a pandemic romance–the view from a small island

By March of 2020, articles about isolation and the effects of quarantine on relationship proliferate the internet.  Some sexual, others platonic. Isolation serves notice to us all that life is different and a new normal could be expected. In my business-coaching practice, clients begin to share comments usually reserved for a therapist’s chair. Long-term partners, … Continue reading Post III: 2020, a pandemic romance–the view from a small island

Post II: 2020 pandemic, the view from an island

Post II: Technology and a pandemic: the view from Roanoke island June 14, 2020 – Endemic Realities, education in the day of COVID and at the end, a story of lost air pods: If the economics and inequities of 2020 do not interfere (and they always are present), our pandemic world will be stitched together … Continue reading Post II: 2020 pandemic, the view from an island

Back & Alive Again

Roanoke Research blogger has been on sick leave -- caring for my only sibling for almost 12 months. Multiple in and out of hospitals, rehabs and nursing homes, this has been a cycle I would wish on none. Each trip to the hospital seems like she is on the brink, but true to our family … Continue reading Back & Alive Again

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

Once again, inequality is structural

  According to statistics, working age American women are more educated than ever before, yet, in this educated group , 'she' faces the biggest economic gender gap and 'he' doesn't have to think about 'who's going to watch the children if he has a late client meeting'. "Women don’t step back from work because they … Continue reading Once again, inequality is structural