How Power Powers Ideas

A few months back, the Economist ran an article with the headline “We’ve Run Out of Ideas”. And they were 100% serious. I actually said – aloud, like a crazy person –

The Power to Innovate: Salesforce 2018 Keynote

Most of us believe that the strongest ideas will win the day. That success of one’s original ideas is some combination of sheer brilliance, dogged grit, and fervent hustle. After

Identity is a Fluid Social Construct

It wasn’t until I lived in Paris that I realized I wasn’t brown. Or, a woman. I’ve lived in America most of my life, since I was 4.5 years old. There,

Want Change? Make Yourself Seen

Why Onlyness is the Key to Overturning Power Structures This post originally appeared on Medium. Think back, and remember the first time you were valued for yourself. Someone saw your shining capacity

How Can I Be A Speaker, Like You?

How did you get that unbelievable keynote/speaking slot/invitation? What can I do to get on the TED stage? How can I be a speaker, like you? Those were 3 questions

Running Towards the Future

If the cover stories of Business Week, Fast Company, and Inc are to be believed, every organization ought to be 100% Digital, Alwayson, ready for AI technologies, and so on.

On Being Seen

Now I share this talk and the personally-awkward story within it because I think it points to a real truth about where new ideas come from. The Answer is You.