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Drive: What Motivates People in 2019

DUnderstanding what motivates people in 2019 is a challenge that every business and organization must understand. The question of motivation and how you can motivate people is a difficult one to answer. Daniel Pink’s book Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us contextualizes the shift in how human motivation has evolved, where we are failing, and what... Continue Reading →

Meditations

I finished Meditations by Marcus Aurelius a few days ago and have been reflecting on the Stoic ideals he discussed. Marcus Aurelius was a Roman Emperor who followed Stoic philosophy and wrote his own personal experience and take on the philosophy. What is Stoicism? Stoicism is a philosophy that focuses on virtue as the primary... Continue Reading →

Grit

Grit - what do you think of when you hear the word grit? Is it a professional athlete's video montage of their extra hours in the weight room mastering their craft (shout out to Eric Thomas's videos)? Or a persistent student pulling an all-nighter before a big exam? Grit is a characteristic that we associate... Continue Reading →

Crossing the Chasm

Growing and marketing a technology company is different than other industries. New technology often is misunderstood, mischaracterized, or simply too technical for most people to understand. How do you grow a technology business like Salesforce or YouTube? In Crossing the Chasm Geoffrey Moore discusses how the notion of the hockey stick growth, the up and... Continue Reading →

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