The key is to know how to fail successfully.
Our brains fixate on the first and easiest answer. Only by paying attention, expending the energy, and by allowing the possibility of “unbelief” can we find the truth.
By doing the work, spending the time, and trying to understand, she changed the same old combative narrative. She performed a radical act of empathy.
Mutual, authentic, and meaningful relationships begin with good feelings. This can happen through helping or better yet, asking for help.
We need to expand our ability to see reality, to stop and question ourselves and others, so we can better evaluate the cost.
Through the lens of my embarrassment, I made wild assumptions and misinterpreted someone’s actions.
The Cognitive Bias Series, Part One
How do you feel about participation trophies?
Leaders inspire devotion by seeing leadership not as a job, but as a calling.
These two concepts form an elegant metaphor for life and human interactions.
Are we protecting things we cannot possibly make use of because of some fear that without them we’ve lost our power?
I’m grateful for moments of good in a crappy situation.
Are you ready for your five minute miracle?
The best way to educate yourself in creating is to fail.
We teach our children respect by respecting them.
To do something about the problems of the world, we have to see them as our problems, not someone else’s.