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My new podcast FWD: Thinking (iTunes, Spotify) is about recreating your career. This season, I'll interview bold professionals who have challenged the status quo in the pursuit of meaningful work. In each episode, I also reflect upon my own reinvention from Wall Street analyst to creative...

This post first appeared on Instagram over @radreadsco. Ascending the corporate ladder can involve an alphabet soup of options. There's T vs. I-shaped professionals, a concept pioneered by design guru and IDEO CEO Tim Brown. For the wonkier free-agent types, there's the semicolon-shaped person coined by blogger Venkatesh Rao. These...

Investing in a stock involves taking disparate bits of information and unifying them into a thesis. There's an approach called Mosaic Theory, in which an investment analyst acts like a detective or investigative journalist; pulling on threads to see if something juicy will materialize. The...

View this post on Instagram @radreadsco I'm often asked to distill my post-Wall Street career transformation into some simple advice. And when I think about my business today - the speaking engagements, consulting, coaching, and press there's one thing that sticks out: a consistent writing practice. People...

Lisa and I let out a collective sigh on Wednesday evening as we landed in LAX. After six weeks of packing up six years of Brooklyn-living, this next chapter had finally arrived. (Well, sort of - we're still living out of suitcases as we sort...

Are you willing to lose 100% of your investment? That's the starting point for any angel investment. As it should be. With no product, customers, and team - angel investing is a risky proposition. (If you're not convinced, even VC professionals have a 90% failure rate.)...

There’s an exhibit of a porcelain urinal at the Tate Modern that sends many people into a Kerfuffle. “I could do that,” they argue and for further emphasis they add that there was nothing preventing them from creating Warhol’s Campbell Soup Cans. Incensed, they grab...

“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...