The Reboot Blog

Reflections on the Art of Being Human at Work.

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…

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…