The Reboot Blog

Articles & reflections on the inner work of leadership and resiliency.

No Going Back

No Going Back

“The greatest gift you can give anybody is your own wellbeing.” – Khalid Halim A few weeks ago, in the Reboot coach’s slack channel, someone suggested that with so much…

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…

Unfolding

Unfolding

“You need only claim the events of your life to make yourself yours. When you truly possess all you have been and done, which may take some time, you are…

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.…

Fresh Tracks

Fresh Tracks

Growing up in West Central Wisconsin, I know intimately the inhospitable season that is winter. Parker Palmer notes in Letting Your Life Speak, that these winters will drive you crazy…

Still Standing Still

Still Standing Still

Years ago, I wrote that founding, running, and working in a startup can often feel as if you’re often feel as if you’re standing still while your hair’s on fire.…