Author: Jennifer Iannolo

The hardest thing for most people to do is lead by getting out of the way. There’s a common theme I’ve found in conversations with hundreds of human beings that I like to call the “fantasy football of leadership.”...

Overwhelm comes from inadequate time management. When everything is swirling in our heads, it becomes impossible to know what’s managed and what isn’t. It makes us scattered, overwhelmed, and ineffective as humans and leaders....

We tend to dismiss the things that come easily to us. There seems to be nobility in the phrase "Nothing worth having is easy." Let's stop doing that, shall we?...

“Kind” and “nice” are two very different things. At its most manipulative, niceness is a mask to facilitate the getting of something. Kindness, however, is a way of being in the world. It requires self-reflection, and discernment. ...

This article was originally published at ysn.com, where I was acting as interim COO to create initiatives to attack the problem of global youth unemployment. It's a little look at my history and mindset as an entrepreneur, and what I see as possible for the...