Bear Necessities: Reflections on The Paradox of Choice

  My mind is buzzing. I have no idea what my life will look like next week, next month, next year. At this point, I have been unemployed for over a month. My mornings brim with excitement, broadcasting scenes from unfolding narratives, each depicting a potential life waiting for me on the other side of … More Bear Necessities: Reflections on The Paradox of Choice

The Story of a Story

*Originally posted on my website, The Talk Exchange, a facilitation resource for discussion and deliberation. The Void “What even is language, guys?” I recall posing this question to my friends, as we were hanging around one of our apartments getting ready to embark on whatever social endeavor we were undertaking that night.  As usual, I … More The Story of a Story

The value of mistakes

“Anyway, the point is, almost every startup makes mistakes. The hard part is recognizing and learning from them and then making your company better. Mistakes are allowed. Not learning from them is not.” Those were the last lines in an article I read recently on Forbes about a social enterprise that was continually making mistakes.  … More The value of mistakes