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Lean In To Uncertainty

Lean In To Uncertainty

Sometimes, you find yourself in the right place at the right time. I was lucky enough to attend graduation at Colby College this year, my alma mater. Returning to Mayflower Hill stirred up plenty of memories, but listening to Amy Walter and Joe Biden speak forced me to pause and reflect on the last few years since I graduated. Inspired by two of my political heroes, here's what I'll remember from graduation day. >>

What Harry Potter Taught Me About Ideas

What Harry Potter Taught Me About Ideas

In Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Harry, Ron, and Hermione must battle through a series of obstacles at the climax of the book. One of those tasks brings them to a room full of winged keys. Here's why that's important for you to know about, and how it's a metaphor for the way ideas can break down obstacles in your path. >>

The Power of Independence In The Workplace

The Power of Independence In The Workplace

Happy 4th of July, fellow Americans! We took a whole day to celebrate freedom and independence, and what better way to do so than thinking about how we can bring those essential elements into the workplace? >>

What I Learned From Meditating Once A Day For 90 Days

What I Learned From Meditating Once A Day For 90 Days

There's only so often you can ignore advice about healthy habits. For me, coaches, trainers, and my favorite podcast author continually hammered the meditation drum—so I tried it. Here's why it's my new favorite habit, and how it's made my life that much more productive. >>

5 Marketing Lessons I Learned In 2016

5 Marketing Lessons I Learned In 2016

As the craziest year draws to a close, it's time to reflect on what I learned—from failure, from education, and from new opportunities—that will inform how I (and hopefully you!) approach marketing, the universe, and everything in 2017.