The death of a family pet can remind us of how vulnerable, precarious and precious life is. It’s that process of acceptance and letting go that builds the resilience necessary to navigate an array of life’s obstacles.
Talk about a bestseller from the get-go. Facebook’s Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg and Wharton professor Adam Grant have written what promises to be a blockbuster: Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy. The book is named after the guidance a friend gave Sandberg following the sudden 2015 death of her husband Dave […]
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg announced last week that the company now offers 20 days of time off for employees mourning the death of an immediate family member, 10 for a member of their extended family. Now, I believe, it’s time for more employers to take Facebook’s lead. After a parent, spouse or other loved one […]