Things to know: tech for non-tech people

I suspect blockchain is going to change everything about contracting, communications, and currency transfer. It has accountability applications we’re barely even thinking about yet.(Well, Paul Currion is thinking about it, [ read more brave ]

picnic foods on a blanket

Three questions to maximize your year-end giving

The easiest way to do good year-end giving is to give to an organization you already know and love. Sometimes, though, you don’t have an organization you know and love. [ read more brave ]

The Warning Signs

You’re not stupid. Your heart and your body and your brain – they know what to do. And they know when you’ve gone wrong. When you are out of alignment [ read more brave ]

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Giving Tuesday

Giving to others changes you, in ways that go well beyond the altruistic. Yes, altruism is valuable in a top-line moral sense. We all know that. But it also has [ read more brave ]

Self-coaching: Using Our Strengths

It’s easy to to think of our lives as a series of missed opportunities – one long list of things we could have done better. You can flip that script, [ read more brave ]

PCV shout-out

  To whoever came by my site over the weekend and read all the posts about Peace Corps. I offer pro bono coaching to all current and recently returned PCVs [ read more brave ]

Career Resources

Four of the best career articles I’ve seen lately: How To Prepare For Your Dream Career While You’re In The Job You Have Now, Fast Company How to Recognize a [ read more brave ]

for your consideration: an abridged chronological listing of the times I have been sexually harassed

It’s not my job to do this. It is not the job of women to educate men – or anyone – on what has hurt them, or how it has [ read more brave ]

Boston at sunset

Silent never made you safe

“Silent never made you safe.” I think I read that on tumblr, and it stuck with me. It’s an appealing idea – that being brave is safer. But it’s not [ read more brave ]

The fights we lose

Dear friend, I know we lost touch when I left Kyrgyzstan, because our particular kinds of social awkwardness intersected in not-useful ways. I know we weren’t super close, and our [ read more brave ]