leadership & management

The Spark of Cirque

In March I went to Cirque du Soleil. Bucket list item crossed off! In the days that led up to performance night I reflected: why this was worthy of my bucket list? My fascination with Cirque began not from an entertainment perspective but from the talent lens. I recall reading an article about retirement in […]


Talent and Passion: A Collision of Myths

Did you see Tony Schwartz’s recent post? He starts with a personal story about a game he loves, tennis, and how he believed he’d never be the player he longed to be.  He describes: “For most of my adult life, I’ve accepted the incredibly durable myth that some people are born with special talents and […]