To Thine Own Self… Why the Public Forgives (Or Doesn’t) In A Crisis

One dusty midsummer day many years ago my mother was diagnosed with breast cancer.  Like most families facing that news, we were traumatized: grieving, shaken, worried, we turned everywhere for answers, including the Susan B. Komen Foundation.  Ominously, that same year, three friends were diagnosed with breast cancer as well. We needed a place to coalesce and.. read more →

Why Don’t Reporters Quote Messages? Inconceivable!

In one office I keep a wall of quotes I’ve either clipped or — because they so delighted me — I copied by hand and tacked up like a fangirl. They’re not from celebs or gurus, but from the news media.  Here’s a few favorites: “The next time there’s a gold rush like this, if.. read more →