• The Joy of Quiet


    What would happen if you devoted scheduled time each work week to turning off computers and phones?  What would be possible by giving everyone quiet uninterrupted time? Pico Iyer wrote about this topic on The Opinion Page of the Sunday New York Times: “The urgency of slowing down – to find the time and space […]

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  • The Power of Time Off

    Every seven years, designer Stefan Sagmeister closes his New York studio for a yearlong sabbatical to rejuvenate and refresh their creative outlook. He explains the often overlooked value of time off and shows the innovative projects inspired by his time in Bali. Renowned for album covers, posters and his recent book of life lessons, designer […]

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    • “For the past three years, Deb and I have taught together in a leadership program.  Her deep knowledge and experience allows us to teach a wide range of skills.  But equally valuable to me and the program are her process skills, which create an emotionally safe environment that encourages personal and professional growth.  Beyond that she’s fun to work with!”

      Robert Keteyian
    • “In the two different board scenarios in which I have been involved with PTR, Deb provided an extremely effective framework for board discussions.  She is also keenly adept at moving the conversation to points where thoughtful decisions can be made. Her professionalism in facilitation and planning meeting agendas is extraordinary.”

      Sarah Ruef-Lindquist, CEO, Maine Women’s Fund & Maine Planned Giving Council Board Member
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