February 2017

It seemed like a silly question.

What’s your secret to being happy in your 40s? a reporter asks actress Jennifer Aniston. Does she really have to answer this kind of crap? I think to myself. Ms. Aniston answers. (more…)

I notice them at once. A woman and a man.

They sit catti-corner from me on a Thursday morning in a boulangerie in Bonn.  (more…)

My colleague Mario and I sit at Books and Books Café on Miami Beach’s famed Lincoln Road Mall, talking about what energizes us in our work. Mario has held senior HR Leadership roles for Fortune 500 firms throughout Latin America. 
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It happened. My mom had a stroke, 3 weeks ago. A relatively mild one. She’s 92. I flew to Germany where mom resides to tend to her and her affairs.

Mom’s body and spirit are recovering,  (more…)