Entries by Layla

From Binary Thinking to a Third Way

A friend, exasperated and overworked, was telling me that there is absolutely no way to avoid working at night from Sunday through Thursday if he wants to keep his clients happy. A colleague was telling me that if she takes her proverbial foot off the gas then they won’t be able to afford the lifestyle […]

Making Humanity a Leadership Priority

A few months after I had my daughter, I asked a female senior leader how she balanced family obligations with a demanding work schedule. “Closely guard how much information you share with people at work when you take time out for family stuff,” she said. “Don’t let it look like being a mom is getting […]