Health “Benefits” and Violence

A long looonnng long time ago in a galaxy far far faaaar away, I was elected to serve on a committee at a workplace that discussed employee compensation and benefits. I deferred for a year because I didn't think my health could withstand it. Then I said to myself, Ok, everyone should put in their time, so … Continue reading Health “Benefits” and Violence

How Should You Treat a Co-Worker with a Chronic Health Issue?

You might see someone limping with a cane down the halls, and then a few days later they're fine. Or you know a co-worker has lupus and you are not sure what that means for their role in your project. Or you are just empathetic but unsure. I am not an authority on invisible disabilities, … Continue reading How Should You Treat a Co-Worker with a Chronic Health Issue?

Letter to an Almost- or Recent-College-Grad

Dear favorite student ever, You don’t know what to do with the rest of your life. I know the place you are at because I have been there too. I’ve been talking recently with other students who are either facing graduation or recently graduated, and like you, they are anxious. They don’t know what the … Continue reading Letter to an Almost- or Recent-College-Grad

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