Whiteboards and Writing Upside Down

There was a woman I knew in graduate school who could read upside down. Which is a pretty useful skill for a labor negotiator, especially in the days when a lot of the people assumed that the young woman across the table from them was “just a girl.”...

The Secret to Regular Blog Posting

If you know the secret sauce, please let me know. A lot of people have strategies to facilitate regular blog posts. In fact, I’m doing several things right: Don’t strive for perfection. There are very few killer blog posts, and waiting until every element...

What’s in Your Toolbox?

  I was checking my e-mail, tweeting with friends, and reading through a backlog of blog posts last Friday while soaring across the United States at 35,000 feet. It was a great way to feel connected after a week of airplanes, hotels, and day-long meetings. But...