The Reboot Blog

Reflections on the Art of Being Human at Work.

What Helps, Not Hinders

What Helps, Not Hinders

“Clear is kind. Unclear is unkind.” – Brené Brown Feedback is an investment in a relationship. Yet, we don’t always think of it that way. Sometimes, for some folks and…

The Art of Pruning

The Art of Pruning

“In order to do a good job of those things that we decide to do, we must eliminate all the unimportant opportunities.” – from The Apple Marketing Philosophy (1977) In…

Strength in Numbers

Strength in Numbers

“Every time a woman succeeds in business, every other woman’s chance of succeeding in business increases. Every time a woman fails in business, every other woman’s chance of failure increases.”…

From Heartbreak, Through Resilience, To Equanimity

From Heartbreak, Through Resilience, To Equanimity

“You stayed in your core with your core beliefs. Your humanity stayed there. It may have been easier in some ways to give up that, but I think you would…

Bodyfulness

Bodyfulness

“I don’t think we can really feel for the collective if we can’t feel ourselves.” – Adrienne Maree Brown In leadership and in life, the body is a source of…

Bigger Than a Bread Box

Bigger Than a Bread Box

“When we are blind to systemic causes of problems, all the solutions we try will likely make matters worse.” – Esther Derby Entrenched systemic issues resist cure-all approaches. Uninformed or…

The Thing About Hard Things

The Thing About Hard Things

“The most profound personal growth does not happen while reading a book or meditating on a mat. It happens in the throes of conflict—when you are angry, afraid, frustrated. It…

Shifting for the Better

Shifting for the Better

“We are a nation not only of dreamers, but also of fixers. We have looked at our land and people, and said, time and time again, “This is not good…