Monthly Archives: October 2018

Triggers and cycles

A trigger prompts a cycle. And a cycle might go on longer than it should. The first spoonful of ice cream can trigger a cycle of binge eating that you regret later. The silence of walking into an empty house … Continue reading


Speaking up about what could be better….

Solving interesting problems is the best work we can do. It’s a practice that has built the very best parts of our culture. Solving interesting problems begins with posing them–which means being willing to speak up about what could be … Continue reading


The trap of listening to feedback…

“If I listened to feedback, I would have quit on the first day.” You’re devoting your life to making something important. Something helpful. Something that matters. Mostly, something that hasn’t been done before, that’s going to bend the curve and … Continue reading