Write-Off

Why wiping the slate clean might make sense. I wasn’t planning to write a post this week since it’s the Thanksgiving Holiday. Plus I haven’t quite collected all my thoughts on this issue. Debt is a complex topic with so many related issues and emotions attached to it....

2020 Takeaways

How did we get to this level of dishonesty and distrust? It something that I’ve been trying to understand all year. Researchers know now deregulation combined with a sole focus on maximizing shareholder returns has contributed to the rise in inequality over the last...

Leadership

Stories, perspectives and words of wisdom to help you lead. I’ve been reading How to Lead by David Rubenstein. The book is a collection of interviews with past Presidents and other government leaders, CEOs and Founders and many others who have achieved the highest...

Give First

Many leaders are working to give. I was looking for a good book on corporate ethics and landed on The Most Good You Can Do by Peter Singer. He is a moral philosopher and Professor of Bioethics at Princeton. The book is primarily about altruism and stories of how...

Anew

Starting again in a more positive way. I’ve been reading a lot of economics books over the last year. First and foremost, I needed to know whether or not my gut instincts about Corporate America were right or just isolated to my experience. The more I learned, the...

Balance

Why maintaining a balanced perspective is important. I have been working with a therapist trained in CBT for the last year. One of the outcomes of the work was a further refinement of my values. In Dare to Lead, Brené Brown repeatedly talks about refining your...