Appreciative Inquiry: The Wrap-Up (for now)

Last week, I participated in the day-long Appreciative Inquiry Summit for Women’s Leadership.  The Jewish Federation of Cleveland convened the event with the following aspirations in mind: Strengthening our Jewish community, building meaningful connections, and creating valuable experiences through opportunities that utilize the unique strengths and resources of women and maximize our personal growth and…

Who Couldn’t Benefit from a little Appreciative Inquiry!?

A few weeks ago, I received an email that included the following invitation: “The Jewish Federation of Cleveland has enlisted CWRU’s Weatherhead School of Management to help design the future of women’s leadership in our community. We want your voice to be heard during this community-wide conversation.” How could I say no? Women’s leadership. Community.…

Despite Mandel’s previous protestation to contrary, Dem consultant says, “Mandel has always been viewed as ‘the Jewish hope,’”

I’ve written before about my state rep’s assertions regarding his electoral success as it relates to his being Jewish.  The Cleveland Jewish News now has a lengthy article with quotes from a well-known Democratic political consultant, among others, that directly contradicts Josh Mandel’s previous suggestion that identity politics plays little if any role in his…