The Challenge of Change

When I brought my usual brand of laundry detergent home and went to place it on the shelf… it wouldn’t fit. Perplexed, I inspected the bottle and compared it to the nearly empty one it was scheduled to replace. The brand was the same, the volume was the same, it even had the same fresh scent, but for some reason, the cap design had changed. This bottle had a taller cap than its predecessor. I couldn’t see a benefit to [...]

By |2021-06-17T04:53:09-05:00June 17th, 2021|Leading|0 Comments

Try approaching diversity like you would safety

When I work with organizations – especially in the energy sector – it’s clear that safety is a priority and there are systems and mechanisms in place to ensure that things happen in a safe way. And when things aren’t happening as they should be, a safety dashboard provides a transparent and simple way to flag issues. It works because the business depends on it – and, of course, it is the right thing to do.  […]

By |2021-05-20T03:14:35-05:00May 20th, 2021|Leading|0 Comments

An Important Letter for Racial Reconciliation

The events of this summer have moved me to my core. So I did what I do, I reached for my pen. Here’s an excerpt from my new book collaboration A Collective Breath.   Dear White Christians, I love you, and God loves you; but He needs you to understand some things. I need you to understand some things: 1. It is not (insert the name of a Black person you know)’s responsibility to educate you on the history of [...]

By |2020-10-07T20:01:41-05:00October 6th, 2020|Healing, Leading, Lifting, Loving|0 Comments

Do a new thing! 3 Questions for making lasting change

Ahh, the new year. For my family and me, New Year’s Day is a time to enjoy family and black-eyed peas. It marks the end of the holidays and all the celebratory eating that seems to come with it, and it marks the beginning of new challenges. Over the Christmas/Winter break, I tend to rest, read, binge watch, and spend time with extended family. (there's nothing like a game of Taboo to get the blood flowing!) Then, I end the [...]

By |2020-08-07T17:39:24-05:00January 16th, 2017|Leading, Lifting|0 Comments

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