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Your Stories Don’t Define You, How You Tell Them Will

Dec 25, 2018

It turns out that philosophy is not only not boring, when appropriately applied, philosophy can help you understand yourself and the world around you. Philosophy is not about memorizing what Socrates or Plato said; philosophy is about curiosity and questions.

That’s how Marisa Diaz-Waian sees it, and she’s on a...

Dec 18, 2018

Whitney Johnson knew she found something really useful in the book she was reading, but she had no idea how it would change her perspective about her career and life trajectory.

She was in the middle of a major project, doing research on disruption in the telecom industry when she realized that the description of...

Dec 11, 2018

And Your Actions Will Carry Even More Weight

I have moments in conversations with my children that I think: “That was good! Where did that wisdom come from?” And in my mind, I’ve said something so perceptive, so wise, that my boys are sure to remember it and apply it.

That’s rarely the way it works. They...

Dec 2, 2018

I talk a lot about the lessons I’ve learned through struggle, I call them “opportunities for growth”, and many people believe the most important lessons in life are those learned during difficult times. I learn a lot about my strength, resilience, and courage through those obstacles and grief; I also learn a lot...

Nov 27, 2018

Just like many bosses before him, Rich Gassen was offered a management position without having ever been a manager, and without any training. Fortunate for his employees, he knew what he didn’t know, and took it upon himself to find the resources he needed to learn to do his job and do it well.

In my experience, the...