The Reboot Blog

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“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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…