When the work you're doing starts to get boring, really feels meaningless or just plain mundane, there is one thing you can do, and that's to reinvent yourself. In the course of my career the times I engaged in such reinvention were some of the most joyful ones I can remember, with each of my endeavors being fresh and new and something to look forward to.
Today I want to introduce you to Lisa Curtis, founder of Kuli Kuli, a company that is improving nutrition in some of the world’s poorest areas through cultivation of a plant-based protein derived from the leaves of the Moringa tree. Rarely do you find a company with the societal (and social) impact of this company, especially with
In every venture I have every been involved in, there has always been a Weldo. Weldo is someone who always has your back and quietly fills in for your shortfalls. He (or she) is an incredible and extraordinary Doer who might seem to emerge at a very unlikely time––that quirky individual that might not fit
Asking “what if” questions has led to some of the greatest business innovations in the world. Asking questions about how to solve global problems or societal issues is the first step to bringing resolve. Almost everything good “Doers” do in life has started with a question. Most of the doers I interact with are inquisitive,
Have you ever thought about the structure of a brick wall? If you think about it, bricks and mortar work together to get things done, to create a strong and sturdy wall or building. It may sound odd, but consider the bricks and mortar, their individual strengths and weaknesses. Many times I have to remind
Would you consider the following situation a quagmire or a business opportunity? You are a legacy company that is very heavy in fixed assets, low in tech and (because of shareholders and Wall Street) the pressure for short term results is very high. You want to become tech heavy, asset light, and future-forward, but you
This week I had the privilege of hanging with 175 extraordinary and incredible people who not only never say “No!” but always embrace the possible–no matter how big and audacious the goal. It was surreal; All these people gathered under one roof in Cambridge, Mass, for three intense days of saying “Yes!” It got more
I’ve been thinking lately about doing the impossible, which has brought me to the next topic in my A-Z series. This blog, representing “N,” is “Never Say No The First Time.” How many of you are thinking that sometimes you need to say “No!” to establish boundaries, for instance. Or maybe something along the lines