Learning to Surf

Learning to Surf

There are a few different ways people approach the ocean. Some dive right in. Others inch in slowly, testing the temperature of the water until they feel comfortable to wade in all the way. A few like to stand there and get pummeled by the water’s force. And of course...
Welcome to the Failure Conference

Welcome to the Failure Conference

“Vulnerability is the birthplace of innovation, creativity and change”  – Brene Brown I hope you are familiar with the work of Brene Brown. Brene is a shame researcher and the author of several fantastic bestselling books on the power of vulnerability, the gifts of...
Wabi-sabi

Wabi-sabi

Wabi-sabi is a Japanese aesthetic concept that finds beauty in imperfection and the universe’s natural cycle of growth, decay, and death. Practicing wabi-sabi means eschewing the unnecessary, getting rid of the clutter, and valuing authenticity above all else....
Quitting Is Underrated

Quitting Is Underrated

We don’t have to spend much time among our friends or on social media to run across the never-give-up, quitting-is-for-losers, in-it-to win-it ethos. There’s a whole socially acceptable narrative built around the concept that we must keep pushing no matter what. It’s...
We’re Never Ready

We’re Never Ready

Oh sure, maybe we’re ready for the easy stuff. Ready to leave for work, make dinner, hop in a Lyft, do the laundry, pay the credit card bill. But the work that matters, that enlivens the spirit, that changes us, our tribes, and the world around us? That’s a whole...