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…

At the Heart of It All

At the Heart of It All

“Regardless of the myths we are telling ourselves, what kind of company or organization are we truly building? At the end of our days, are we becoming the person we’d…

Radical Honesty

Radical Honesty

“My voice is born repeatedly in the fields of uncertainty.” – Terry Tempest Williams One of our facilitators reminded me of this simple truth a few years ago: “The basic…

The Sound of Settling

The Sound of Settling

For years, copying other people, I tried to know myself. From within, I couldn’t decide what to do. Unable to see, I heard my name being called. Then I walked…

Staccato

Staccato

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us.…

It Shifts Everything.

It Shifts Everything.

“Do you love yourself enough to listen with the ears of your heart to the other voices of yourself speaking?” – Beno Kennedy Ansel Adams once wrote in a letter…

Haute Couture (or, A Suit That Fits)

Haute Couture (or, A Suit That Fits)

“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” – Oscar Wilde I’ve always been one to question the status quo and go my own way. This modus operandi butted up against…

Co-founder Conflict: Who Decides What?

Co-founder Conflict: Who Decides What?

This is the third post in a series of five on co-founder conflict. Leadership is about making decisions. Oddly enough, many founders never take the time to discuss who will…