We are not permitted to choose the frame of our destiny. but what we put into it is ours. – dag hammarskjöld I was lucky – and honored – to attend some meetings at the United Nations this week, a place I’d never visited despite hundreds […]
This past week marked a joyful beginning, where many years of professional endeavor came to a new and exciting starting point (click here for the news from Putnam). At other beginnings, whether first days of school, or moving days, or first dates, or new jobs, I’ve felt the familiar flutters of anticipation, happiness, determination, hopefulness, and […]
Listen, are you breathing just a little, and calling it a life? Mary Oliver’s new collection Upstream has sent me spiraling back through her prior work. Fans will know the line above at a glance – it is from the stellar Have You Ever Tried to Enter the Long Black Branches, pasted in entirety below, with all […]
Come to the woods, for here is rest. – John Muir Wherever you may be today, I wish you a pocket of woodsy rest. Photo: Stockbridge, MA
The Man Behind the Index Many of you have seen the Case-Shiller home price index cited in the media, and some of you might know a bit about Robert Shiller, who won the Nobel Prize a few years ago. The other half of the index duo, Chip Case, passed away last week. It’s one of […]
Continuing with our springy theme of inspiration, today we offer this quote from Rumi: Maybe you are searching among the branches, for what only appears in the roots. Wishing you well as you dig down to the roots! * Our hive is growing! Please continue to share our work with others – friends […]
This is a story of prosperity, and sisterhood, and honeybees. Two years ago, I connected with Prosperity Catalyst and visionary leader Siiri Morley (member of the Fast Company League of Extraordinary Women) through the Pipeline Fellowship, a group that trains women angel investors.