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My name is Anne. I avoid conflict.

With great shame, I confess that I tend to avoid conflict at all costs. This trait has gotten me into trouble over the years when I have either totally mishandled conversations or worse, not had them at all.

Taking A Seat At The Political Table

I want to challenge us as women to speak up at all the tables we’re [seated at], because if we don’t speak up, our voices are never involved in the process of problem solving, and we won’t get to the right answers without our voices.” Former First Lady Michelle Obama

Time Out

This summer my husband and I took a long vacation – three weeks. And two days, my husband would add, which perhaps conveys his thoughts on all this…

Belonging in a Changing World

“True belonging doesn’t require you to change who you are; it requires you to be who you are.” Brené Brown Before I headed south to hear Brené Brown, I got into a discussion with a friend about belonging and its relevance to Company of Women.