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June 18, 2018

Four strategies, including vital reading on moral philosophy, for keeping a cynical world at bay.

It has been many weeks, and I finally got the itch to write again, this time...

April 23, 2018

Environmentalist Rachel Carson

Happy Earth Day!

Your questions hit me this week while I’ve been on the road again (follow along here to join an upcoming talk or reading). 

The m...

April 4, 2018

What does $1,800 a month mean to you?

That’s how much our average Samaschool trainee earns through the gig economy after completing a short course.

It doesn’t sound like much....

March 21, 2018

Hi friends,

Greetings from Hong Kong! It’s fun to live in the future for a week 😃 For a quick list of inspiring recent content, jump to below my signature for resources from...

February 18, 2018

GRADATIM FEROCITER


Jeff Bezos stuck this phrase on the wall of his space company, Blue Origin. I read it in The Everything Store, the story of Amazon’s founder, and I haven’t...

January 24, 2018

Over six weeks flew by and I didn’t publish an article...I had good reason: I was sick. Really sick. Like, multiple hospitals in foreign countries and drug-resistant infectio...

November 22, 2017

 

When it comes to happiness, stuff matters less than relationships and experiences. We know this, and yet…BLACK FRIDAY! CYBER MONDAY! (at least there’s Giving Tuesday to coun...

November 11, 2017

What's a book review on a totally non-professional subject doing on LinkedIn? I find my work gets better when I encounter inspiration from nature.

This week I’ve been devourin...

October 30, 2017

These last weeks while I’ve been on the road for Give Work (now live here!), I’ve been thinking more about the concept of solidarity. My friend Leah Hunt-Hendrix, founde...

September 30, 2017

In December 2015, I was racing around trying not to slip on the high-gloss floor of a Mission District tech incubator that had al­lowed me to use its gleaming contemporary sp...

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