the secret sauce behind the #icebucketchallenge

<p>By now, you've understandably grown weary of the deluge (pardon the pun) of coverage given to the ceremonial dumping of ice water on one's head.  There's the impassioned supporters whose lives have been impacted by ALS, the joiners who just want to be involved, the skeptics that are deriving glee in exploring the moral fine … Continue reading the secret sauce behind the #icebucketchallenge

learning to be okay with sucking (and letting go of the comfort of success)

<p>So almost 6 months into the full time start-up gig and I'll have friends ask me if I miss my former life.  By that I can only mean the stable, predictable, plannable, co-worker plentiful life.  Where I knew exactly what it would take to succeed and do my job well and be considered successful and … Continue reading learning to be okay with sucking (and letting go of the comfort of success)

let's deal with the real problem of an Ivy League educaton

<p>Last week, a friend shared with me an article titled <a href=”http://www.newrepublic.com/article/118747/ivy-league-schools-are-overrated-send-your-kids-elsewhere” target=”_self”>Don't Send Your Kid To The Ivy League</a> (The Nation's Top Colleges Are Turning Our Kids Into Zombies) by William Deresiewicz, a former Yale professor.  She was writing a <a href=”http://www.forbes.com/sites/ruchikatulshyan/2014/07/30/why-you-should-apply-to-ivy-league-colleges/” target=”_self”>response for her Forbes column </a>and wanted to see if I would be open to … Continue reading let's deal with the real problem of an Ivy League educaton