I’ve always wanted to be an early riser. I’ve watched Morning routine YouTube videos with envy, as fitness professionals, executives, all talk about how they set their alarm for 5 a.m. and get up before the morning sun. Productivity starts in the morning, I’m told. I’ve listened to women that …Read More
There has been a lot of recent talk about finding common ground. Spurred from the intense divide our country has been facing, common ground is viewed as a way to reconcile differences, build connectivity and friendship, and turn ‘thems’ into ‘us.’ Media outlets, blogs, and news articles have been asking, …Read More
Two roads diverged in an open wood, says Robert Frost. Well, it’s never really just two roads, now is it? It seems more like a maze of roads, some leading to dead ends. Some allowing a way through. Some roads crossing and intersecting with others. COVID has put so many …Read More
Have you seen Ted Lasso? If not, stop what you’re doing and go watch it. I’m serious. The show is just that good. Not only is it full of joy and hope, which I think we all could use a little bit more of right now, but it also shows …Read More
We have been thrown into discomfort. Forced, really into a time of instability. For many, the past six weeks have been both a blur and a blend. A blur where time seems to get lost, where weekdays seem indistinct from weekends, PJs have become work clothes, and Zoom fatigue is …Read More
I was in a Zoom ‘cafe’ with several fellow leadership folks. We were gathered to hold space for each other. We each felt like we had been the ones holding space for so many people, holding space for programs, projects, teams. We are all community leaders, educators, health care professionals. …Read More
I’m over cowardly leadership. I’m sick of leaders who don’t take a stand for what they say they believe in. I’m tired of posters, pamphlets, and presentations about values, integrity, and trust in organizations where people feel silenced, disregarded, and exist in fear.Read More
An article last week from NPR suggested that “a majority of parents, rarely, if ever, discuss race/ethnicity, gender, class or other categories of social identity with their kids.” This is according to a national survey of more than 6,000 parents conducted by Sesame Workshop and NORC at the University of Chicago.Read More
Lorri, can you briefly walk us through your story – how you started and how you got to where you are today.
There are some things I’ve always loved. Sport and fitness. Writing. Issues of justice and equality related to women and gender. And, as I look back, making a difference.
Every day continues to be marked by small steps forward, and a willingness to continue on with the (sometimes large) steps back. But moving forward I am. I am working hard to live in alignment with my values and actions, and trying to be a mom that encourages her kids to do the same.Read More