The Reboot Blog

Reflections on the Art of Being Human at Work.

Where Your Loyalties Lie

Where Your Loyalties Lie

“Development involves giving up a smaller story in order to wake up to a larger story.” – Jean Houston “You’re at midlife,” my therapist remarked. I was a little shocked.…

Crying is not unprofessional. It’s human.

Crying is not unprofessional. It’s human.

Sensitivity is a virtue, not a disgrace. I was seated across from my new boss, just 90 days into my new role overseeing operations and community for a professional network.…

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…

The Opportunity

The Opportunity

A few weeks ago, Jerry and I were in London for a couple of workshops for the tech community there. During the second afternoon, we sent participants out in pairs…

Thresholds

Thresholds

Threshold, noun: the magnitude or intensity that must be exceeded for a certain reaction, phenomenon, result, or condition to occur or be manifested. Just last week I was laying half-naked…

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…

Congruence

Congruence

In this week’s podcast episode with Evgeny Shadchnev, CEO of Maker’s Academy in London, there’s a lot of talk about building trust. Jerry notes that trust is a by-product of…

Go Your Own Way

Go Your Own Way

Growing up in a fairly small town in Wisconsin, I went to a tiny private school where most classmates played sports, dated, and shopped together, while I did my own…