Inspiration

Why the Children of Immigrants are Essential to Innovation

When I was growing up, there was no label for my cultural situation; I was just hyper-aware of being different from my friends. My dad had a funny Italian accent, and mom a Scottish lilt, and we were all making our way here in the...

Stop resisting your natural talents

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?...

Be kind, not nice

“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. ...