Integrity and leadership

Integrity is a fascinating concept. It is not easy to succinctly define, yet we all know it when we see it and recognize when it is absent. Common definitions mention “trustworthiness”, “strong moral compass”, “courage” and “living your values”. It […]

July 2, 2019
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How Living Your Values Can Empower You to Intervene

To many, bystander intervention seems so obvious and intuitive. Bystander intervention is routinely taught and discussed in education and advocacy professions. A bystander is a witness to an event who has chosen not to engage or act, although their presence […]

June 27, 2019
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You can’t fake it

When I was little and my relatives or teachers asked me what I wanted to “be” when I grow up, I would say that I wanted to be a doctor, a teacher, a journalist, a lawyer, an astronaut. I always […]

June 26, 2019
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Integrity: The Moral Compass

I first recall hearing the word integrity at the age of eight. I had recently moved to a new town and was a fresh face in the elementary school’s second grade class. The cafeteria had multicolored banners hanging from the […]

December 11, 2018
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4 signs your Halloween costume may be offensive

The magic of Halloween is that we get to inhabit a new persona for the day. I always have so much fun putting together my costume because I get to showcase my creativity. You know what is not fun? Halloween […]

October 24, 2017
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Culture is not a costume

Happy October, everyone! It’s that time of year again, the leaves are changing, temperatures are dropping and fall festivities are in full swing. I have always loved the fall, for many reasons: cozy sweaters, hot apple cider and bonfires, but […]

October 13, 2017
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