Tag: career and life

  • Do the opposite: the career edition

    If every instinct you have is wrong, then the opposite would have to be right. Jerry Seinfeld Sure, it’s not ideal to take everything a comedian says seriously, but the punchline above (and the context in which Jerry said it) was an exception. And throughout my career, and later through the art and practice of […]

  • Things that hurt us, instruct us

    I’ve been a lifelong fan of Ben Franklin and M. Scott Peck. And boy, they both have something you must remember always:  As Benjamin Franklin said, ‘Those things that hurt, instruct.’ It is for this reason that wise people learn not to dread but actually to welcome problems and actually to welcome the pain of […]