When you discover your coworker led a pivotal meeting you didn’t attend—one to which he invited several key managers but … Continue reading Gaslighting in the Workplace: Danger for the Unwary
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I’ve loved having my birthday mid-February. The days are brighter. The weather’s warmer for walking. This birthday I’m celebrating by … Continue reading Freedom to Be