How Amazing Grace could help us now

How Amazing Grace could help us now

“0” and “1” – the binary language of computers feels like it’s seeping into society at large. Over the past couple of weeks, so many of the high-profile and vital current events and choices we’re dealing with feel like they’re becoming binary – that is “either/or.”...
Good-bye to the “new normal.” Hello to what?

Good-bye to the “new normal.” Hello to what?

Have you been binging on comfort foods, TV shows, movies, songs and albums these past couple of months? This behavior is perfectly natural. Don’t let anyone try to judge or shame you when you’re indulging, sampling or fantasizing about things that provide comfort....
3 leaders show how to be compassionate in a crisis

3 leaders show how to be compassionate in a crisis

Be aware, clear, vulnerable, empathetic, and compassionate. Five behaviors that are critical for organizational leaders in a crisis. How leaders demonstrate these behaviors is up to them in our current covid-19 pandemic. There are no playbooks to follow. That’s...
How to strengthen your skill for empathy

How to strengthen your skill for empathy

The War for Kindness: Building Empathy in a Fractured World was initially an unusual, yet ultimately an ideal, choice for my College of Charleston book circle this spring semester. The seven students – all seniors except for one junior – who read this ground-breaking...