Suspend and Observe | Understanding Rage as a Symptom of System Misalignment

Rage. It’s an emotion which some may be fortunate enough to be unfamiliar, at least on the surface. I would reckon that everyone has experienced some version of anger at one point in their life. But in my opinion, rage – defined by Merriam Webster as ‘violent and uncontrolled anger’ – is a sign of […]

Using Your Values to Land Your Dream Job

Maybe you’re one of the 10M Americans who have lost their job due to Coronavirus. Perhaps you still have some income but are anxious about being one of the 22M who have filed for unemployment since Coronavirus started. Or, maybe you’re feeling guilty for realizing how much you hate the job you do have while […]

Retrospecting in COVID-19

Last week I hit a milestone. I realized that, like many Americans, I was beginning my fourth week of general social isolation. While the past two weeks have been have included more extreme measures, I’ve been working from home since March 16th, 2020. Drawing upon my old days as a scrum master (read: agile team […]

Why OKRs Matter – and Why They Aren’t Enough

For those who are familiar with the Clifton StrengthsFinder test, you may know what I mean when I say my number one strength is ‘Harmony.’ For those who aren’t, “People exceptionally talented in the Harmony theme look for consensus and seek areas of agreement.” As a harmonious individual, you can imagine my delight when I […]