I may be alone in my conflicted relationship with service, but probably not.
Last December there were a lot of people who stood in long lines to be the first to see the newest Star Wars movie. A month later my wife and I were able to see the same film with no lines. A few months from now others will see it for the first time in the comfort of their own … Read More
After achieving early professional success, Stephen Shedletzky found himself unsatisfied and unwilling to do work he didn’t believe in. The tension that existed between his work and his values eventually led him to Simon Sinek, with whom he now works closely. In addition to affording Stephen an opportunity to do work he cares deeply about, Simon also acted as an … Read More
If you are serious about losing some weight in the new year, try these two sure-fire techniques: 1. Forgive others 2. Forgive yourself Carrying the weight of all the wrongs done to you is a self-perpetuating, self-defeating pursuit. So is carrying the weight of all your mistakes. You can choose to carry the weight and you can choose to not … Read More
Dan Cumberland never quite felt like he fit while growing up. Dan’s strengths and passions differed from that of his family and he spent many years trying to discover how his gifts could be married to work that would provide both income and meaning. This conversation will challenge you to rethink your ideas about whether we should be looking for … Read More
Heath Padgett does not, in fact, live in a van down by the river, but he does live in an RV. Fearing he would get stuck in a state of comfort and a year-long trip across the country – a bucket list item he and his wife shared – might never happen if they waited, Heath quit his job and … Read More
There is a box in a cabinet in my office that is full of medication. Every time I get a card or an e-mail from someone that has been positively impacted by my work I drop it in the box so that I have concrete proof that I’m making a difference in the lives of the people around me on … Read More
My friend is afraid of dying. The fear of dying is probably not altogether rare, but the conversation I shared with my friend this week got me thinking. Fearing death seems like a bad thing because it often causes us to freeze, to play it safe, and to focus on scarcity. But there is also a lot of value in … Read More