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James Black shares priceless insights learned from his career as an independent consultant. Seven years ago, I put up my shingle and set up an LLC to work as an independent consultant, working on growth strategies, marketing strategies, and insights for clients. During this time, I’ve learned a lot about the space, and myself, and […]

In this evergreen article, Sherif El-Henaoui takes a moment to explore the ever-present problem of judging without knowledge. … they will never know. When they try, they will always learn. I watch people dislike Airbnb, Tripadvisor, Uber, Twitter, alibaba, etc.. No problem disliking something in life except when one doesn’t have any clue about it… […]

If education is on your mind or part of your business, this article from Yuri Narciss may stimulate conversation on common points of controversy. I have worked in the education sector for the last three years as a member of the Global Executive Team of Study Group in charge of marketing and sales. Joining from […]

Paul Sims - Agile, Inc

If you are thinking about your personal brand or how you are perceived online, Paul Sims shares an article that may help you define the traits that are important to you. I attended the funeral of a close friend last week and, as those things often do, it caused me to reflect. I thought about […]

In this article, Jessica Lackey highlights the importance of taking time out of the daily grind to remember how to be human.  I almost didn’t take my own medicine. I preach about how we humans, we aren’t machines. How we are designed for seasons of bloom and seasons of rest instead of constant productivity. How […]

Paul Millerd shares an insightful perspective on how he makes sense of his path without the traditional measures of corporate success. I received the following question from a reader of my internet thoughts and thought it might be worth re-posting my answer here: Question: “I understand navigating our own path, but I think people need […]

Susan Meier shares a post that identifies the courage it takes to face your fears especially if that means going against the flow.  ‘Courage is not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it.’ – Nelson Mandela Each year, the French celebrate the anniversary of the storming of the Bastille, a major event in […]

Susan Meier shares an insightful perspective on the benefits of walking the path that’s neither straight nor narrow. I’m captivated by the Olympic figure skating. I’ve always watched, but this year I’ve taken it to another level. I’ve been staying up past my bedtime, getting up at the crack of dawn, watching on my phone […]