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Why Our Idea of Work Is Completely Wrong
Few people have communicated difficult ideas with as much clarity as Alan Watts.
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Millennials Will Work Hard, Just Not for Your Crappy Job
I often hear big firm law partners complain about the work ethic, or lack thereof, of Millennials. They’ve got no commitment, no drive…
Choose An Amazing Boss. Role Is Secondary.
My first job out of college I got incredibly lucky — I unwittingly stumbled into working for a remarkable boss.
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Settling for mediocrity
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Get fit or be fired trying: the rise of sport at work
More companies are encouraging employees to take part in team sports.
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Working Till You Drop… IQ Points
Career Advice From a Person of Average Intelligence
Why the Most Successful VC Firms Keep Winning
The best companies seek out the most successful investors, and gains accumulate at the top
Understanding Venture Capital
Two years of being a chief of a thing
November is historically my time of renewal / new starts. If you know me well, you know I’m a bit of a wanderer when it comes to my career…
No, Automation Isn’t Taking all the Manufacturing Jobs
You hear this a lot in the news, automation is taking all the jobs away from the hard working manufacturing employees. Soon there will be…
A quieter kind of leadership
Introverts can be inspiring, effective leaders — if they can convince themselves they won’t hate it
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Why looking stupid is my superpower
Failure has been romanticized in the tech world but the psychology of making mistakes in public has not. Looking stupid helps teams win …
The 6 Things People Won’t Tell You About Leadership in the Design Industry
When we think about the skills we want to learn, we often think about hard skills such as systems, research, visuals and so on. What most…
30 Thoughts On Change, Org Health, and Change Agency
Today I found myself writing a list to a friend caught in a difficult transition at their company. I like lists, so of course I took it way…
The Case for Marriage
Single Founders Shouldn’t Put Marriage Off
I Can’t Stop Myself—But I Don’t Know If I Want To
Life without an off-switch.
What I Learned Helping Blue Apron Grow 25X in 3.5 Years
Being at an early-stage startup is a bit like being in grade school — but in this version, you have to skip a grade every 6 months and…
I Drove an Ice Cream Truck
Lessons learned from playing the iconic jingle you love to hate
Fear over healthcare locks Americans in jobs — and throttles creativity
What could and should make America great is the freedom to follow one’s dreams — not stay trapped in a cubicle, paralysed by fear
How I Decided What’s Really Important in My Career and Ditched the Rest
I used to hate that I wasn’t a “real” writer. The definition of a “real” writer, of course, was a deeply elusive one, a goalpost that I…
Men Managing Women Post-#MeToo
Handling Gender Dynamics for Pretty Good Dudes
A team reborn after the fiery departure of its misanthropic guru
Our top talent spun out of control. It nearly destroyed us. We couldn’t let it happen again. What did we learn?
What I learned about the Finnish job market after being fired
At the end of 2016, I lost my job. I had been working for more than five years as a Community Manager in one of the leading Finnish game…
Tommaso De Benetti
Flexibility comes at a high price, not just in the gig economy
Traditional employers can learn from the new platforms
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This Ingenious Entrepreneur Mastered Success by Disrupting with Old Established Methods