you take yourself with you, wherever you go

you take yourself with you, wherever you go

Why do you truly do what it is that you do? There are the reasons that we think underlie our decisions. Then there are the real reasons–the reasons that we might be afraid to cop to, because being real about them means being more transparent, and transparency is...

yes, you are held.

Launch something, sometime, and you’ll know what I’m saying: at some point during every launch, I look around and go, “What-the-fuck was I thinking? This is a ton of work, and I have no idea how it’s going to go, and I’m tired and just...

expectations low, vision high

You already know that I’m not a big fan of expectations. They’re limiting in a multitude of ways, and are a fertile ground for breeding Stories about what it did or did not mean when the expectations were, or were not, met. And– All that said, it’s demeaning to...
what I would have told you

what I would have told you

  Before loving someone for this long, I would have told you: –that if it’s “meant to be,” it’s easy; –that it would be unimaginable to think of hurting one another; –that there would only ever be the best times ahead; –that problems in a...
a new interview with Brene Brown

a new interview with Brene Brown

  An Interview with Brene Brown Brene Brown and I got together for our first interview for The Courageous Living Program, over a year ago. The Gifts of Imperfection had been released and was starting to take hold. TED talks were on the horizon. I immediately...

seeing the rope

“There’s no secret to it. It’s just a lot of years of getting up, putting on the shoes and getting out the door on those days when it doesn’t feel good and when it’s not all that fun and still putting in the work.” –Jenny Simpson (1500M gold medal winner at the...