October 30, 2017

A little over a year ago, I left Apple.  After 14+ years with the world’s most admired company, the main question I got from friends and co-workers was, ‘Why?’.  I loved the company, loved the people with whom I was was fortunate enough to work, and loved the work I wa...

April 20, 2017

Culture is alive and it evolves every time we make a decision about what we value—every yes or no has a ripple. Every business decision has an impact on the people, and the people are the culture.

March 23, 2017

Habits and systems can make life easier, but they can also mask inefficiency and old ways of thinking. What can you do about it?

February 20, 2017

Over my time spent studying business, working in business, and now running a business, I’ve used something over and over.  It’s a simple equation that has held up for me over time.

January 30, 2017

Imposter Syndrome affects many of us. Here's why, and what you can do.

January 23, 2017

Inclusion, and its twin, diversity, are a hotbed of opinions, politics, talking at each other, and talking over one another.  That makes it easy to want to shut it out.  But we can remove some of the emotion and talk rationally about inclusion. 

First, le...

January 15, 2017

If you’re reading this, trying to answer a few emails, and checking Facebook/Instagram/Snapchat/etc, then STOP!

You’re doing all of those things less effectively, and taking more time to do them, than if you just focused on one task at a time.

What your brain is doing is...

January 9, 2017

Feedback is difficult.

That shouldn't come as a shock to any of us, because we've been on both the giving and receiving end of feedback, and it's been difficult.  It's tough when it's someone you care about, and tough when it's someone you 'just work with'.  

 But s...

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