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Author: Khe Hy

Unique Ideas In, Unique Ideas Out The Rad Reads community came together to crowdsource this reading list. The concept was inspired by a Venkatesh Rao and his approach to reading books few of his peers had read. In his words: “Unique ideas in; unique ideas out.” To see...

The Surprising Obstacle Holding Talented Folks Back from Entrepreneurship photo courtesy of screenrant.com When I left finance over a year ago, I conducted a “farewell tour” of sorts with colleagues, friends, acquaintances, clients, and other professionals I had met over the decade and a half. When they...

I’ve spent the last 15 months on a deep journey of introspection — learning and questioning many of life’s most basic assumptions. This was in part motivated by the desire to find fulfillment, and in part, to find equanimity. Coming off of a 14 year career in Corporate America, I...

This isn’t a clickbait headline. It’s a true story and that I can relate to (I used to want to sell a company for $50 mm). This proclamation came while speaking to a friend, who I’ll describe briefly below (and slightly modify details to preserve...

Emotions are OK, Fear-Based Leadership is Not credit: OneDesignShop.com Note: This post was inspired by the Invisibilia podcast “The New Norm.” A group of manly oil rig workers tap into their collective vulnerability and accidents and performance go through the roof. There is an archetype of a business leader — mentally...

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Mapping my own fears to this framework Credit: Psychology Today Over the past year, I’ve spent more time thinking about fear than I did in the first 35 years of my life. In hindsight, many of my decisions and habits (which ultimately brought me a lot “success,”...

Management as a form of parenting ?: greensboro.comBecoming a manager is a huge responsibility — you are being entrusted with someone’s career which, in turn, affects their broader lives. It reminds me a lot of parenting — a demanding, 24/7 responsibility, but with personal rewards that extend well beyond the...

The “Spoiler of the Present” I want to play through a few situations, many of which will be eerily familiar to you: Making a sales pitch to a big client Giving a Best Man (or Maid of Honor) speech at a wedding Forgetting your unlimited Metrocard at home Losing your luggage...