[Full disclosure:  I applied, and was selected, to be on the unpaid launch team for the book, To Sell is Human. I am one of 96 team members across the globe who got advance copies of the book, as well as the "first mover package" that comes with pre-ordering the book. My review below is…

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Every year, in honor of the longest day of the year, a friend throws a Summer Solstice party.  It’s a wonderful reason to get together—a backyard celebration with food, music, and good conversation.   And now, in a digital world, where friends can be across the globe, it’s a little harder to gather.  But let’s try…

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This morning I had a phone conversation with a college friend.  It's been decades since we lived down the hall from each other in the dorm. Both of our careers have evolved in ways that we couldn't have imagined when we were 18 years old. I was calling my friend to get advice on the…

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After my experience with burnout last summer, I've had a fascination with how the brain works.  At my lowest point last year, I could feel how limited my capacity was to take in new information.  I can still remember one afternoon going into a dark, quiet room in our basement, lying down on a pillow,…

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It has been over six months since I largely checked out of the working world to recharge and "fill up the well".  I'm back in the saddle, but there's no guarantee that I won't go down the same path of burn out again, given my previous M.O.  Photo by tj scenes My friend, Richard, who…

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