Storytelling

There are three core skills we can develop and use to respond and thrive in the face of the six biggest disruptors impacting our world, and these skills interrelate, inform, and strengthen one another.   How? Let's start with a reminder of what these three skills are:    Mindfulness The...

Storytelling is a core career and life skill. It's the art and science of communicating in a manner that influences others to empathize with the storyteller and respond to a specific call to action.   Stories are part of what makes us human, and we've been telling...

Here's some quick, working definitions of three core career and life skills we can develop and use to respond and thrive in the face of the six biggest disruptors impacting our world: AI, Big Data Algorithms, and Biotechnology, and make wise, courageous choices in the...

We don’t need “more information” in our quest for career happiness and career sustainability. There’s more than enough already. Instead we need more clarity, which comes from learning the most valuable knowledge while building the most relevant lifelong skills: MINDFULNESS, LEARNING AGILITY, and STORYTELLING. These are...

I love to read books and, if you're here, you probably do as well...

This morning, as I look forward to seeing Avengers: End Game, I've gained a profound insight regarding why certain entertainment totally pushes my "geek button." It's a spiritual thing. A spiritual quest, if you will. I'm fascinated by mindfulness meditation, and have been for most of my...

Writers are influenced and shaped by the literature of other writers. And while the books of one's youth and young adulthood are most prominent in this formation process, writers continue to grow and evolve across a lifetime as they discover additional literature. These are the...

My favorite female writers span several genres, and each woman has distinguished herself as a master of her craft. If the ones who are still living got together to form their own literature faculty, the school would be without rival: Toni Morrison, author of...

Liberal, well-read men: What are you doing with your "down-time?" Listening to podcasts is a great way to fill chunks of time spent in the car, commuting on the train or bus, hanging out in the airport while your flight is delayed, working out at...

Liberal, open-minded men: What have you read lately? 2018 gave us a record number of women getting elected to higher offices. It also gave us some incredible books that will help generations of women for years to come, as women and their male allies continue...