The word Purpose itself feels a little bit personal and it’s become one of those mysterious buzzwords that sells a lot of books in airports. It can feel embarrassing if you don’t “know” your purpose, so most people just don’t talk about it.
This is only part of my story from the Corporate Rebel Series. Check it out if you are a corporate rebel looking for ways to live more like how you want your life to be!♦◊♦I was 25 years old when I got laid off during a merger during the great recession. I knew it was…
If you decide to join the swelling ranks of entrepreneurs, prepare yourself for the journey ahead.
As I sit drinking my beer at 3pm… I ask myself if I’m being an escapist or if I’m doing something good for my business?
10 years ago – almost to the day – I got a phone call from CNN. Later that day, I got death threats for what I said.
I’m a man who respects women. I’m also a man who is sexually attracted to women. Sometimes it feels challenging to navigate that tightrope without being sexist.
According to the McKinsey Global Institute, advancing the cause of gender equality could add $28 trillion (that’s $28,000,000,000) to the global annual GDP by 2025. That’s another 9 U.S. sized economies.
In this incisive talk, Jessica Shortall makes the impassioned case that the reality of new working motherhood in America is both hidden and horrible: millions of women, every year, are forced back to work within just weeks of giving birth.
“Democracy is receding in Europe,” says Minister of Finance for Greece in this incredible TED talk about the economic case for authentic democracy.
How many $6 beers have you literally pissed away with drinking buddies, when what you really need is an ally who actually cares about you and supports your direction in life?
Purpose is not a goal. Purpose is not a plan. Purpose is a journey. Purpose is the DIRECTION of your most fulfilling life.
In a world where women have fought and earned more rightful equality (though there is more to accomplish on that front) – is chivalry necessary or even ethical anymore?
Men, more than likely, you are not consciously going around Kanye-ing every Taylor Swift you meet; but because of the unconscious nature of mansplaining and manterrupting – and the implicit support from society for those actions – you may want to read this gentleman’s guide to avoid being a dude-bro jerk-wad (I’m purposefully using words that need no explanation).
The act of goal-setting feels good. So good, in fact, that it can lead you into the belief that setting goals is enough. Sounds like an addictive cycle, right? It is.
I had trained the world around me how to see me… And I was telling the world that I wasn’t special.
Platitudes have never helped me in my continuing evolution as a leader, so I find myself scoffing at glossy leadership memes. I decided to put together some substantive quotes from undeniable experts on the nature of leadership.