Integrity In Action

Oprah in the Swiss Shop

In the Summer of 2013 Oprah Winfrey traveled to Switzerland to attend the wedding of her good friend Tina Turner. In a trendy Zurich fashion shop she spotted a fancy alligator handbag on a shelf, and asked a saleslady to show it to her.

“No, the woman said, “It’s too expensive.” Oprah asked . . . → Read More: Oprah in the Swiss Shop

M.E. Hart Speaks at DCRCC 40th Anniversary

Hart Learning Group is a proud community partner with the DC Rape Crisis Center. We support their efforts with training volunteers who work with hotline and advocacy clients.

Their 40th Anniversary Celebration, on October 20, 2012, was a celebration for clients, volunteers and community supporters.

The program began with these stirring remarks from Santa Molina-Marshall, . . . → Read More: M.E. Hart Speaks at DCRCC 40th Anniversary


The National Catholic School of Social Work recently invited me to be a part of a distinguished team providing practical self-management tools for newly minted social workers entering challenging, often emotionally draining field work.

My presentation covered tools for maintaining balance and taking care of yourself as you provide service to others. We discussed . . . → Read More: M.E. HART SPEAKS AT CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY

Poetry with a Purpose

Every day mental health professionals help people cope with tough life changes that can have traumatic effects, such as the loss of a job or the death of a family member.

On Friday, I will be offering an innovative workshop for mental health professionals called Poetry with a Purpose: Creative Ways to Tell Your . . . → Read More: Poetry with a Purpose

Is poetry too “touchy-feely” for the office?

Don’t Want to Read? Click here to listen.That was a question at a recent event I attended for organizational development professionals. The focus was on the use of poetry as a tool for strategic planning, learning seminars, keynotes, coaching and executive retreats.

Some OD practitioners wondered if serious professionals in government, military and big . . . → Read More: Is poetry too “touchy-feely” for the office?

Reflection Haiku

great explorations

in our worlds and in our minds

fuel lifelong learning

Happy Holiday Haiku

This time is special A sacred time for many Let it be for you.




Whenever there are ripples in a shallow stream, the ripples touch everything. There are those who are so used to walking beside the stream that they have taught themselves to ignore the ripples. There are others who always have, and always will, notice the ripples.

. . . → Read More: Ripples