The Child in Me Helps The Grown Up Me Find My Voice

After leaving IBM in May, I started a blog — mainly to tell my family and friends about my new life. I enthusiastically wrote my first piece “Education for Grown Ups: Learning Micro-fields with An Intellectual Guide”, showed it to my writer friends, and asked for their reactions. “Your writing sounds like corporate IBM speaking!”  … Continue reading The Child in Me Helps The Grown Up Me Find My Voice

My Body Teaches My Mind To Read Better — My Pilates Teacher Fixes A Reading Problem

“Stop wiggling” commands my Pilates instructor par excellence, Denise Miller, “or I will put you in a straight-jacket”. It didn’t seem to matter whether I was trying to lift my leg up to make leg circles or trying to align my spine on the mat or …  my body simply wiggles trying to make the … Continue reading My Body Teaches My Mind To Read Better — My Pilates Teacher Fixes A Reading Problem

Education for Grown Ups — Learning Micro Fields with an Intellectual Guide

I just left IBM.  I am feeling anxious and excited, familiar emotions when big changes happen in my life.  It happened when I arrived alone in the US to go to university; it happened when I arrived at IBM Research to start my first real job.  Now once again I am concerned and inspired by … Continue reading Education for Grown Ups — Learning Micro Fields with an Intellectual Guide