The Most Common Business Failure

The Most Common Business Failure

Photo by rawpixel.com on Unsplash  What is the most common business failure? Here are the business failures I encounter most often: Hiring too fast Unwillingness to pivot out of a bad plan Managers that think their role is just to attend meetings and delegate (Jeff Bezos fires these people immediately, by the way.) The Most […]

#ManChat’s Favorite Books

#ManChat’s Favorite Books

This summer I hosted four Twitter Chats. These chats, poorly dubbed #ManChat (men don’t chat), often featured between 20-35 men (and a handful of women) discussing a number of topics including: marriage, career, and books. The latter, “books,” generated over 40+ book recommendations from smart men of varying backgrounds. The two most recommend books (5+ […]

Personal Finance Advice: My Conversation on Masculine Design

Personal Finance Advice: My Conversation on Masculine Design

Since I entered the workforce, and realized how unprepared I was for the real world, I’ve taken issue with modern education. Why are geometric proofs required and physical education, personal finance, networking, negotiation, public speaking and more advanced technology classes NOT? (American Education: You Deserve Better) It truly baffles me how bad the average person is […]

Ego is the Enemy: Failure

Ego is the Enemy: Failure

“Ego is the Enemy” explores the fact that many of us insist the main impediment to a full, successful life is the outside world. In fact, the most common enemy lies within: our ego. Early in our careers, it impedes learning and the cultivation of talent. With success, it can blind us to our faults […]

Ego is the Enemy: Success

Ego is the Enemy: Success

“Ego is the Enemy” explores the fact that many of us insist the main impediment to a full, successful life is the outside world. In fact, the most common enemy lies within: our ego. Early in our careers, it impedes learning and the cultivation of talent. With success, it can blind us to our faults […]