Organizational Development Consultant

Holiday traditions must change as your loved one’s cognition changes

November 29, 2022

You all know me as an organizational development consultant and leadership coach.

Some of you also know that because of my dear husband’s Parkinson’s and Lewy body Dementia, I am an advocate for those causes and provide advice and support to care partners who are less far in their journey than I am.

The holidays can be difficult in the best of circumstances, and they are especially difficult when you have someone you love who is facing cognitive issues.

I posted this blog on my Dementia for Dessert website, and I hope you find it helpful.

https://www.dementiafordessert.com/holiday-traditions-must-change-as-your-loved-ones-cognition-changes/

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Grieving and Post-Traumatic Growth

August 9, 2020

The long term consequences of this tumultuous time on individuals, organizations, and communities are not yet known.  Negative experiences can spur positive change, but not always.  The pandemic, systemic injustice and other traumas can give way to post-traumatic growth but not without attention and effort.

Harvard Business Review’s July-August magazine had two excellent articles on grieving and post-traumatic growth.

David Kessler’s article, Helping Your Team Heal, encourages leaders to recognize people’s grief and assist them in finding meaning.  He suggests we think about three groups of people during the pandemic – the worried well, the affected, Continue reading

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