The Reboot Blog

Reflections on the Art of Being Human at Work.

Against the Odds

Against the Odds

“The point of roller coasters isn’t to be better at riding roller coasters; it’s to learn how not to board the roller coaster at all. Coney Island’s Cyclone is best…

Right-size

Right-size

“Stop walking through the world looking for confirmation that you don’t belong. You will always find it because you’ve made that your mission.” – Brené Brown Even on the brightest…

Power & Trust

Power & Trust

“I haven’t seen a good board guarantee a company’s success, but I’ve certainly seen a bad board guarantee it’s failure.” – Jerry Colonna If there’s a set of topics that…

In Confidence

In Confidence

“Afraid that our inner light will be extinguished or our inner darkness exposed, we hide our true identities from each other. In the process, we become separated from our own…

The Lottery of Life

The Lottery of Life

“A friend of mine said to me: “What is it that haunts you?” I can tell you exactly what haunts me, now. It’s the sense of my days running through…

The Anatomy of a Commitment

The Anatomy of a Commitment

“A leader who does not confront broken commitments encourages polite complacency.” – Fred Kofman Most of us know what it’s like when agreements aren’t met. This happens when timelines are…

Personal Records

Personal Records

“A flower doesn’t think of competing with the flower next to it. It just blooms.” – Zen Shin When we’re worried about happenings outside the boundaries of our own organizations,…

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…