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Summer SZN is here and I've slowed down the pace of the blog and newsletter. Despite an attempt to take last week "off," I got an email from my website host saying that my blogging software needed an upgrade. I went and did it. Then,...

I've loved hip hop since I was a kid and have always seen it as the canary in the coal mine to broader cultural change. And by definition, this change must extend into business. So it was a (somewhat terrifying) privilege to give present to a room...

I recently read about an insane time hack involving a microwave and a "ruthlessly" organized university chancellor. Instead of setting cook times of 1:00, 2:00 or 3:00 - this time hacker types in 1:11, 2:22 and 3:33, saving the their index finger one inch of travel...

I have something to admit. I am reading Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone for the first time. But my actual confession is that I'm struggling to read it. And while I can read blog posts and articles until I'm blue in the face, it's increasingly hard...

Barbecues. Pool parties. Music festivals. We’re in that magical part of the year, where we all naturally take our feet off the pedal of achievement and soak in some of life’s delights - both big and small. And I’m in the bonus rounds. With two tiny...

Being a young parent is a true joy. But with this joy comes tremendous responsibility. I look at my two little girls and wonder how I can instill building blocks - values - that they can career with them into their lives. These values need...

“The three most harmful addictions are heroin, carbohydrates, and a monthly salary,” Nassim Taleb once derisively wrote about anyone opposed to professional risk. Sabre-rattling aside, it's hard to deny that our economy (and along with it, our jobs) have shifted - exemplified by the proliferation...

What’s in a name? Identity. Brand. Personality. Presence. All these hold true when it comes to building an online presence. And whether you’re starting a blog, newsletter or digital side project - one of the first decisions you’ll have to make is picking a name. And...