Defrag Life

Defrag Life

When computers get bogged down and stop performing well, “defragging” is often the first step. It’s the process of sorting through all the fragments of files and programs that have been spread across the hard drive and grouping them back together in a way that the computer can easily access them. Imagine if you had [...]

Authentic leadership and imposter syndrome

Authentic leadership and imposter syndrome

Imposter syndrome: those pesky feelings of inadequacy that can persist regardless of how successful we are in the eyes of the world. But is it really “imposter syndrome?” Sounds like a serious malady that might require a lifetime of therapy. Perhaps our culture has pathologized the natural nervousness that comes from growing into something new. [...]

Rebels versus Guardians: a case study in misunderstandings

Rebels versus Guardians: a case study in misunderstandings

The story of Andrei Doroshin, a 22 year old who successfully led the testing and vaccination of thousands of Philly residents before getting fired, caught my eye in the news feed. Since writing this post, I've learned that this is quite a controversial topic and that Andrei is widely seen as guilty in the court [...]

Authenticity, transparency and vulnerability: What’s the difference?

Authenticity, transparency and vulnerability: What’s the difference?

I'm having a hard time writing about this topic. must admit, the last presidential debate was pretty horrifying. We all watched the leader of the US of A, ranting and interrupting and bullying in a tragic example of authenticity. According to Vanity Fair, "Trump doesn’t accept the consensus that the debate was a disaster because, [...]