The Exclusive Extrovert

As part of a week long leadership training seminar, I took several assessments designed to customize my training. Through better understanding of myself, my personality, behaviors and preferences, and a sampling of others' perspective of me, I'm able to make positive improvements in my life and career.  One test, the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) helps …

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Why?

In the wake of the death of Amy Bleuel, founder of the Semicolon Project, many people in the mental health community felt the devastating loss of a figure that gave so many hope and strength. Articles were filled with comments and images of depression sufferers with their own semicolon tattoos. In her short time on …

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Yes, Another Story on How Parental Leave is Broken — The Preemie Perspective

I was in my last year of grad school when I gave birth to my son. My plan all along was to write my thesis while on maternity leave (and yes, I know that sounds crazy, but I’m not one to make it easy on myself). The timing was perfect. I was due late January. …

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