The Blessings of Bossy and other “B” words

Bossy: (adj.) fond of giving people orders; domineering: “she was headlong, bossy, scared of nobody, and full of vinegar” synonyms: domineering · pushy · overbearing · imperious · officious · high-handed · authoritarian · dictatorial · controlling · high and mighty antonyms: submissive Driving through rush hour traffic, my thoughts were interrupted by Sheryl Sandberg,…

Helping the town of Carrboro get Better Together

This winter, Maggie and I co-moderated a panel for a conference session called “Better Together.” This wasn’t just any panel – it was made up of employees from all departments and levels of an organization with a powerful success story to share about the inclusive, collaborative culture they had created together. This was a culture…