The Reboot Blog

Reflections on the Art of Being Human at Work.

Against the Odds

Against the Odds

“The point of roller coasters isn’t to be better at riding roller coasters; it’s to learn how not to board the roller coaster at all. Coney Island’s Cyclone is best…

Right-size

Right-size

“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…

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…

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…

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…

The Act to Follow

The Act to Follow

“Things don’t become easier. You become more difficult to disrupt.” – Stacie Martin At least once, if not a few times over, we’ll find ourselves in between acts in the…

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…