On Being a Digital Humanitarian

This is a guest post from Patrick Meier, a digital humanitarian I met years ago through his amazing work. He has a powerful story I’m excited to share. Read more about him below;) # When my wife went missing after a devastating earthquake struck Port-au-Prince on January 12, 2010, I immediately turned to Twitter. She was […]

How to Find Work Life Balance As an Accomplished Depressive {Guest Post}

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This guest post comes in via Molly Dunn, a pal from business school who is rocking the world. Importantly, Molly is rocking the world despite a diagnosis of clinical depression, and shares about the journey at her blog DepressionWhoNeedsIt. Although depression isn’t something I have suffered with, I am a huge believe in mental health […]

Three Ways to Move More, and Relax Better

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I’ve learned an immense amount about relaxation from my eight-month old baby, @lucia. And it’s not because Lucia is very good at relaxing. In fact, Lucia is absolutely terrible at relaxing. In her growing brain and body, she has two gears: Off, and Full Throttle. If you’ve hung out with a baby before, you’ve likely […]

Are You Always Looking for More?

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Are you Always Looking for More? Recently, someone recommended a book to me called The Soul of Money. I read it, liked it and found myself listening to its sequel via audiobook. (I say sequel, but I’m not entirely sure if that’s accurate – in any case, it’s another small book written by the same […]

When Is the Right Time of Day to Work?

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Last week I told you the story of my try-hard-do-little day at the coffee shop, attempting to churn out some of my monthly writing and failing miserably. Despite the fact that I am generally a fast writer, and someone who can put pen to paper with particular speed, that day I did nothing of the […]

Why You Need to Work At the Right Time of Day

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I’m extremely efficient with my writing. It’s true. I am. Friends laugh that I write books in a weekend. I’m not that good, but I’m close. I can knock out amazing amounts of content in short bursts. I don’t exactly know why this is, but I like it. (Don’t worry, I’m terribly slow at other […]

My Goals for 2015


  As mentioned, every year I do a few things at the end of one year and the start of the new one. I review the year behind me. I set annual goals for the year ahead. And I choose a word of the year. (For more on why you need one, see this post explaining the concept.) […]