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Being a young parent is a true joy. But with this joy comes tremendous responsibility. I look at my two little girls and wonder how I can instill building blocks - values - that they can career with them into their lives. These values need...

“The three most harmful addictions are heroin, carbohydrates, and a monthly salary,” Nassim Taleb once derisively wrote about anyone opposed to professional risk. Sabre-rattling aside, it's hard to deny that our economy (and along with it, our jobs) have shifted - exemplified by the proliferation...

What’s in a name? Identity. Brand. Personality. Presence. All these hold true when it comes to building an online presence. And whether you’re starting a blog, newsletter or digital side project - one of the first decisions you’ll have to make is picking a name. And...

The hard work is done. You’ve tendered your resignation without burning bridges. You’re at peace with the sunk cost of putting a successful career trajectory on hold. You’ve modeled out your cash flows. Your health insurance is buttoned up. After all, quitting should be easier...

One unexpected question crushed me after I quit my Wall Street job at age 35. And believe it or not, it didn’t involve health insurance, money, or career prospects. In fact, it was usually delivered via text message: “What ARE you doing these days?” Not only...

Last week one of my heroes fell. Thankfully it was a fluffy one, so there was a soft landing. It's hard to deny the benefits of delayed gratification. And Walter Mischel's famous marshmallow experiment from the '90s made a resounding case that if there was...

For many, the online course is the ultimate eye roll 🙄, just another blogger trying to monetize an audience. But let's invert: everyone of us has a collection of unique gifts. And if you're good at explaining things, well on the other side, someone may...