Today’s work environment requires emotional labor.
I have been anticipating lay-offs in my department for several months now. I work for Chicago Public Schools, so our financial difficulties are widely publicized. The latest round of administrative lay-offs were scheduled for Friday, January 22, 2016. One good… Read More ›
As I recover from chemotherapy, I have been thinking about strength, resiliency and this idea of a “new normal”. Last night, I came across an online copy of the children’s book The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams. Here’s a wonderful… Read More ›