Leah Farmer

Personal perspectives on faith, literature, and life.

Sweden: My Story

Many people have asked me how I decided to move to Sweden. I’ve told this story quite a few times, but I wanted to share it here for those who…

Delegating Kindness…

I cannot delegate kindness. I will not abdicate compassion. I shall never abandon my responsibility to humanity. I look around the world and wonder why some people think that the…

On value…

Lately I’ve been having a lot of conversations about my skills, talents, abilities, hopes, and goals. As a rule the thing that these conversations have in common is some indication…

Every now and then…

Every now and then I ask The Universe for exactly what I want. I light the candle. I close my eyes. I hope. I dream. I decide. This time as…

Death of a Product…

Product Management is not a flashy job most of the time. A good Product Manager is always looking for the right thing to build for her customers. She is asking…

Listening…part 2

A couple weeks ago I wrote a post about being the listening receptacle at work. In it I lamented a bit about the fact that I’m not longer an expert…

Listening…

Yesterday was a long day. There are often days when I feel like I am the listening receptacle to the people I work with. I am often the leader on…

Revisiting Lilly…

In mid-October of 2012, we were all watching as Mitt Romney flailed around on stage talking about how, if elected, he had received “binders full of women” to choose from…