Yorkshire Coal Lump. Photo by Diane Bailey-Boulet.

It’s getting close: In November I will publish my book, Poverty to Possibility: Snapshots from a Yorkshire Boyhood. It’s the story of my dad’s childhood growing up in a poor Yorkshire, England coal-mining community during the depression-era 1930s and World War II.

The origins of this writing journey started 50…


My lump of Yorkshire Coal. Photo by Diane Bailey-Boulet

It’s getting close: In a matter of days I will publish my first book, Poverty to Possibility: Snapshots from a Yorkshire Boyhood. It’s the story of my dad’s childhood growing up in a poor Yorkshire, England coal-mining community during the depression-era 1930s and World War II. …


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Image choices communicate a lot about real organizational values and behaviors

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I will be forever thankful to Julia Child: I once got a job I loved thanks to her.

No, I never met her and she didn’t put in a good word for me to a prospective employer. But she inspired me. I loved her PBS show The French Chef when…

Diane Bailey-Boulet

President of Scale Excellence, a coaching and consulting company focused on growing resourceful and resilient leaders, organizations, and communities.

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