The Reboot Blog

Reflections on the Art of Being Human at Work.

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…

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…

This Being an Entrepreneur

This Being an Entrepreneur

Treat every moment as if it is not preparation for something else. — Shunryu Suzuki Contrary to the popular startup mythos, entrepreneurs come in all shapes and sizes (and we’re…

The Practice

The Practice

“In my craft or sullen art Exercised in the still night When only the moon rages And the lovers lie abed With all their griefs in their arms, I labour…

Welcoming In

Welcoming In

“We live in capitalism. Its power seems inescapable. So did the divine right of kings. Any human power can be changed by humans.”  — Ursula K. Le Guin One evening…

A Brief Case for Love

A Brief Case for Love

“The word “love” is most often defined as a noun, yet the more astute theorists of love acknowledge that we would all love better if we used it as a…

Women’s Conversations: Lifting Up What We Face, What We Know, & What We Can Change

Women’s Conversations: Lifting Up What We Face, What We Know, & What We Can Change

“what would happen if one woman told the truth about her life? The world would split open.”  – Muriel Rukeyser As I was driving out to the barn this summer,…

Power Over vs. Power With

Power Over vs. Power With

“With great power comes great responsibility.” – Peter Parker’s Uncle Ben (from Spiderman) I’m fairly certain that by now we’ve all either witnessed or experienced really bad leadership by people…