Stories We Tell

How did the summer go for you? It is difficult to answer this question meaningfully without both describing what happened– the trips, the projects, the get-togethers, the drinks, the wins,

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5 Gift Ideas for a Person Who Has “Everything”

(There is some magic I would love for us to do together; see the fire-breathing dragon at the end.) How do you choose a gift for a person who seems

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Find a Way Despite Uncertainty

Whether you are ready to acknowledge it or not, you’re a wayfifnder. You’re responsible for people in your family, for colleagues on your team, for your clients, and you don’t

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Time to Catch Up

I know you’ve been through a lot this summer. I was privileged to hear many of your collective stories. As a group… You’ve traveled. You’ve worked more while your kids

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Will You Be Missed?

I was just listening to TED Radio Hour podcast on Disruptive Leadership (super insightful line-up of conversations in that program is a “must listen”). One of the presenters, Seth Godin,

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Plan B for High Achievers: Chaotic Pendulum

You’re smart and resourceful. You can afford to waste a little time if you choose to, because when you work, you work ten times faster than an average person in

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Mental Space: Optimizing Your Cognitive Bandwidth

  In the recent years, there has been much talk among scientists and in the media about cognitive bandwidth. Simply put, cognitive bandwidth (or “mental space”, as we refer to

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Chase For Upgrades: When Is “Good Enough” Good Enough?

This summer has been filled with more questions than answers for me. About parenting (is it better to cut kids some slack, or to continue with sports practices 5 times

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Control or Let Go?

Analytical Thinkers’ Guide for Letting Go As analytical people, we often try to control situations to create or get what we want. It seems logical: we want something, so we

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What Do You Believe?

How do you distinguish between what you know, and what you believe? What is the difference between a fact and an opinion, anyway? While knowledge is a compilation of facts,

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