A World Away

Based on an interview with Patricia Myers. Pat spent almost ten years working in the Middle East in talent management, organizational development and as Head of Talent Management for National Commercial Bank of Saudi Arabia. I grew up in the 1960s, in rural NY, on a farm; I picked fruits in the orchard and worked in … Continue reading A World Away


Culture Shock

I ran 1,000 miles in middle school because my parents wouldn’t let me participate in a half marathon. I grew up in a sleepy mountain town where not much ever happened. I don’t think I’ve ever met anyone who lived as sheltered as we did. My parents homeschooled the six of us under very strict rules. … Continue reading Culture Shock