We were all there. It was one of the most abrupt paradigm shifts in human history. For almost a century, most people worked in an office building. Then a couple days later, no human on earth worked in an office building.
College graduates, this is the most succinct career advice I can give.
The simplest, most powerful way to understand your career is this: you are hired to solve problems. The more complex the problem you solve, the more awesome your career.
The concept of “the office” has never been more vague. After 2+ years of working from home, Americans have done “work work” from just about everywhere but the office building itself. When / if you return to your building this year, you may be bewildered by old ideas of conference rooms, break rooms. Maybe it’s […]
This is the final blog in my 3-part series on conmen. This series doesn’t fit on a company website. But I’m tired of seeing these characters in and around my industry. I want to shine a light on their schemes. We’ll all be better for it. You have 10 minutes to save the world, right? […]
In the last blog, I warned young people about the conmen that float about in trusted circles–in your community, around the university, and even your church. If you haven’t yet, go read it. This blog is different. I want to expose younger, savvier conmen who use social media and our modern tools to scam people […]
A great many of people never outgrow the self-doubt that began in high school. It may not show up in that high school topics and interactions, but it’s still there throughout adulthood. It’s what makes adults vulnerable to political pressure, or to be agreeable to others even when it means abandoning our beliefs.