The pink-haired, sweatshirt-wearing person who was sitting near the back started her question during the Q&A with… “I understand the value of being authentic”, but then paused to ask, “what if my authentic had shameful stories…”. She mentioned AA, and wondered aloud… “what good are my faults”. Flawsome The question reminds me of a term More
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The Secret to Getting Your Ideas Heard & Impacting the World This post originally appeared on Medium. Why are some people able to make a difference, and other people give up on their own ideas? For a long time, I would listen to authors and those in the management circuit for answers and found myself frustrated. More
When a Parisian friend learned I had rented a house in the south of France this summer, she was like “now, you’re getting the hang of this thing”. And then I shared with her that because I planned on doing a big push on my 3rd book, this was my strategy. Then, she added, “um… More
A friend recently told me of a story when she was talking to her boss, the editor of a major publication, about doing a feature story, a COVER story for one of those bound paper things people buy called magazines. And the boss had held up the existing issue and said “This. This Will Never More
A father and his son are in a car accident. The father is killed, and the son is seriously injured. The son is taken to the hospital where the surgeon says, ‘I cannot operate, because this boy is my son.’ This was the old fable used by Adam Grant and Sheryl Sandberg’s in the New More
In early 2011, the Arab world erupted in protests. You probably remember it, remembering hearing about the Twitter storm. It seemed like the world would never be the same again. But, what looked like ordinary people taking power “back” didn’t amount to much change. And, now, as you look at issues around the world, from More