I Want to Abolish the Word “Expert”

I recently read Amber Naslund’s blog post called “Are We Really Just ‘Students’?” Her solid argument in the post is that as professionals in any field, we should abandon ever calling ourselves “students.” Here’s her rationale: But we’re doing ourselves, our industry, and the business world a disservice if we all sit in wonder and awe of […]

Ask forgiveness, not permission… channeling Seth Godin

“There are no stupid questions–just stupid people.” – Mr. Garrison That’s one of my favorite quotes of all time from South Park–one of my favorite shows of all time. I can’t remember if it’s from the “Bigger, Longer, and Uncut” movie or an episode, but when Mr. Garrison tells one of the students in his […]

I’m going to be a father? How’s that work?

My wife is now 26 weeks pregnant. 6 months pregnant pretty much on the nose. So she’s showing quite a bit, and this whole father thing is slowly becoming more real. Is this the way it’s supposed to happen? You tell me. Anyway, let me give you a little background. It’s our first kid, it’s […]