Wired to be rebels

Wired to be rebels

For gifted adults and those who who coach them. One of the first questions I can remember asking myself as a young child was, "why am I the way I am?" It's a question I never stopped asking myself, because this nagging feeling of I don't fit in here chased me through all my moves [...]

Coming out of the neurodiversity closet

Coming out of the neurodiversity closet

Celebrating the unsung superpowers of the neurodiverse brain, and why the gender-biased, one-dimensional view of neurodiversity is holding back innovation. I fumbled my way through life and work for over 40 years before I was informed by my then-girlfriend (a brilliant MD/PhD in biotech) that she was on the autism spectrum… then she gently added, [...]

Authenticity, transparency and vulnerability: What’s the difference?

Authenticity, transparency and vulnerability: What’s the difference?

I'm having a hard time writing about this topic. must admit, the last presidential debate was pretty horrifying. We all watched the leader of the US of A, ranting and interrupting and bullying in a tragic example of authenticity. According to Vanity Fair, "Trump doesn’t accept the consensus that the debate was a disaster because, [...]