The Unintuitive Thing That Hurts But Makes You Stronger

When was the last time you heard someone criticize your work? When was the last time you heard criticism and didn’t get defensive? When was the last time you listened to someone’s feedback and considered that you had room for improvement? Forging ahead...

Here’s How My Old Hoodie Taught Me Something About Life

I just bought a new hoodie. It’s not a fancy hoodie, but it did cost me a bit. It was a little pricey because it was made in a way that minimized impact to the planet, but didn’t compromise utility. It’s warm, stretchy, and stink-proof. I bought it...

How To Psychologically Change Behavior (Of Yourself And Others)

How do you get behavior to change? We can talk about motivations, intrinsic desires, or even logical or philosophical ideals that drive people. But when it comes down to the basics of human behavior, in work and in life, it comes down to reinforcement. There are a few...

Why You Should Listen To Nickelback

Nickelback takes a beating. They have a small, loyal fan base—but most social media regards them as the laughing stock of professional and popular musicians. So, let me start with this: I’m not a fan. I don’t listen to Nickelback. They don’t click with me.  But if...