We Can Be Heroes in this Time of Corona

This is such a widespread, complicated, multi-layered problem that whatever your gifts are, you can help! Are you great at organizing? writing? talking with empathy? Can you cook? Do you have a platform where people listen? Are you great at consoling? Are you a teacher? A composer? Especially now that we have a bit more time in our hands, there’s just so many ways to use your gifts to contribute. Don’t just Netflix and chill.


The Freelancer and the Escape Artist

When you visit a Starbucks at around 3pm, it can feel a bit odd. It's quiet.  At around 3pm, gone are the after-lunch coffee aficionados. The people wishing to chill out a bit after work aren't there yet either, that rush happens at around 530pm. In these times, you can observe TWO sets of people in their…

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The Upside of the Midlife Crisis

“Seriously, Peter, I will take a massive paycut right now for the opportunity to get to do work that is meaningful” “I’ve been dragging myself to work for years. I feel hopeless and trapped” The other week I was having lunch with yet another person sharing with me his dissatisfaction with work. And it’s not just your…


To Dream is Human, After All

Most of us have two lives, the one we live and the unlived life within us. — Steven Pressfield I had the skeleton ready for a more technical post on startup growth. I was going to spend some time this weekend giving it more flesh. Then I saw La La Land late Saturday night. It’s THE perfect movie for…

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