Verhanika IRL: Realizing I’m racist

Verhanika IRL: Realizing I’m racist

How it began A couple of weeks ago I came across a post in one of my Facebook groups about a new show on HBO called Insecure. It's in it's second season and is written by and stars Issa Rae, a millennial black woman. It's about her experience being a black woman in LA...

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Theatre Dispatch: Artists and their temperament

Theatre Dispatch: Artists and their temperament

So I spend a hefty portion of my time as a consultant helping people understand their behaviors and the behavior of others through the lens of the "artistic temperament." Like, was this person being an asshole because they have an artistic temperament or...are they...

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Tools and Theories: Talking about how much you work is boring and dumb

Tools and Theories: Millennials, amirite?

I’m part of a Facebook group for Executive Directors and Executive Directors in Recovery. I love this group because we not only share the common belief that working for and with non-profits is rad, but the problems presented by this group are always clearly...

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Bad Bosses: When a boss doesn’t recognize subculture

Bad Bosses: I don’t care how annoying they are

I have a client who is having a really, really rough time at work right now. She and her manager are at each others' throats all the time and I was brought in to help alleviate the tension. Lots of things contribute to situations that get to this height. Most people...

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Tools and Theories: Talking about how much you work is boring and dumb

Tools and Theories: What makes a good boss?

I coach and consult with bosses all the time. If I'm being brought in by someone who is a not a boss, I get face time with the boss immediately, and if I can't I don't do the project. Trying to create long-lasting change in an organization without the consent of the...

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Verhanika IRL: Realizing I’m racist

Verhanika IRL: Major updates

The last time I had an IRL post I announced my pregnancy and my word for 2016: Sovereignty. Now I have a beautiful 5 month old baby boy, Ronan. I've started a full-on mommy blog so if you want more info about that head over here. I took maternity leave from mid-June...

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