Alibaba’s Jack Ma: In the next 30 years people will work 4 hours a day

Jack Ma says the next 30 years are going to be painful. Machines will be smarter than humans. That might be true, but they're not wiser. I'm concerned that we still focus on smarts when we develop people - kids and adults - and not on wisdom (or vertical development). Think of people as smartphones: … Continue reading Alibaba’s Jack Ma: In the next 30 years people will work 4 hours a day

Adult orphan: Why is life’s inevitable transition so hard?

Losing our parents: If it's an inevitable transition, then why's it so hard? Nearly two and a half years after losing my Mom to breast cancer, I still struggle with being an orphaned adult. Intellectually I know it's something that happens to the best and the worst of us... if we're lucky enough to live … Continue reading Adult orphan: Why is life’s inevitable transition so hard?

Rejection hurts, but it also hurts the rejector

What's your rejection story? Being left out of a work meeting? Not getting that promotion you applied for? Being dumped? Not being invited to lunch with friends and finding out everyone else was there? Being snubbed by strangers? Being unfriended on Facebook? Having family not include you? Your business idea was ridiculed? Your services were … Continue reading Rejection hurts, but it also hurts the rejector