Many of the people who visit me in my therapy practice spend time talking about work. How much work there is, how they never seem to be able to get it all done, how many hours they spend at work, how tired they are all the time and how...
Anything that Elon Musk does generates huge fanfare, and recent announcements that he is creating a brain-computer interface is no exception. Yet if we take an objective look at Musk and his goals to change the world, do we find a beneficent entrepreneur working for the collective good or...
I think we can all agree that sexism in Silicon Valley is out of control and needs to be fixed. To discover how, we spoke with Founder of New York investing syndicate, 37 Angels - Angela Lee Angela is also an educator at Columbia Business School. She teaches women to become angel investors. More women investing in startups fuels innovation and enriches culture. In an...
Entrepreneurs don't fit your typical view of the kinds of people who practice mindfulness. Yet science is now telling us that entrepreneurs practicing mindfulness are gaining a competitive advantage in the marketplace. The trend is already prevalent in Silicon Valley, where Jeff Weiner from LinkedIn, Dustin Moscowitz from Facebook, Evan Williams...
Every now and then we come across counter-intuitive ideas that become perfectly logical once you consider them from a different perspective. The statement that "being confident is a bad thing" is one of them. On the face of it, it seems like bad advice. Of course we should strive to...
People from this generation, born between 1980 and 1996, move from company to company at the drop of a hat. What is it with this fickle behavior? At the very least it points to a lack of loyalty and maybe a lack of resilience. But it’s not that simple. In Why Millennials Keep Dumping...
If you find yourself addicted to your phone, you’re not alone. Millions of people around the world check their phones more than 150 times a day. Do we find something useful every time we check our phones? The answer is invariably no. In fact, our constant use of smartphones is making us...
Elon Musk is a modern-day polymath. He has expert knowledge on four separate fields: degrees in Physics and Economics and is self-taught in aerospace and automotive engineering. From this knowledge he has built four multibillion companies: SpaceX, Tesla Inc., SolarCity and the non-profit OpenAI. Pretty amazing, right? If you're like me,...