July 3, 2022

Today marks the beginning of a new year for any organization on a July-June fiscal calendar. The months leading up to a new fiscal year…

The time is now. If you're looking for a sign, this is it. I don't know what we're careening towards, but the future is heading…

When my sister was young, our Seeya (grandfather) made her a promise. When she turned sixteen, he said, he would buy her a Ford Mustang…

a two-lane road that leads across the plains
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step by step

Why don't we have a template for implementing racial equity practices? I get this question every now and then. I totally understand: we seek to…

streaks of clouds in a blue and orange sky at dusk. train tracks are barely visible beneath the treeline.
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when it comes for you

I contracted covid last weekend. I would be lying if I said I wasn't at least a little afraid. There's a personalization to the virus…

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finding the right size

Today marks the beginning of a new year for any organization on a July-June fiscal calendar. The months leading up to a new fiscal year can be exciting or terrifying. Some people are on the side of the business that feels new or innovative to senior leadership. July for them…

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step by step

Why don't we have a template for implementing racial equity practices? I get this question every now and then. I totally understand: we seek to upend an entrenched way of life that has persisted for more than 400 years. That's a lot to take on! To some extent we're dealing…

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the potted plants

[Quick note: I'm taking a break next week to get myself back together as I recover from covid. New posts will resume on June 24.] I've been living in isolation in the bedroom of our apartment for almost two weeks now. The isolation is protective: I haven't transmitted the virus…

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when it comes for you

I contracted covid last weekend. I would be lying if I said I wasn't at least a little afraid. There's a personalization to the virus when covid is circulating in your own body. Still, I have health insurance and access to care. I have a loving spouse who is taking…

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a vision for the future, part 2

Another week, another horrifying massacre. Any one of these events should have been enough to grind our country to a halt. Instead, there have been 212 mass shootings in america this year, more than one per day. More than one million people are dead from covid in america, almost a…

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