Saying no is not a sign of weakness

I used to be a yes girl. I’d say yes to everything. Volunteering on a committee? Check. Coffee meetings to pick my brain? Check. Travel to your side of town for a meeting even though it inconvenienced me? Check. Every work opportunity whether paid or unpaid?...

Creativity in the wild

I come from a very creative family. My mother was incredibly skilled with fabric, fleece and yarn, and could turn a bale of raw fleece into a beautiful throw blanket, finely woven women’s suit or a durable floor rug. My father also had creative ability,...