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Three more reasons I won’t hire you

You show disrespect for host country staff. These people have been in country their whole lives, most of them have been doing this work longer than you, and their language [ read more brave ]

Miserable in Peace Corps

  Yesterday, someone found this blog by searching for “miserable in peace corps should I ET.” It’s not the first time. There is no blanket answer to this question, of [ read more brave ]

Resources for Change

How to Apologize. I particularly like how the narrator uses her own mistake as an example. Ten questions to get to know your new direct reports better. Asking direct questions in [ read more brave ]

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Self-Coaching: What is your harvest?

  One way to look at life is through seasons of planting and seasons of harvesting. There are times in your life – college, for instance, when planting dominates. You [ read more brave ]

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What comes after Hurricane Irma?

Mosquitoes, mostly, and loss of access to healthcare. Me, at UN Dispatch, on the health impact of hurricanes.