poseyblog is trying something new in 2020 - we’re keeping posts under 1300 characters. You can always get more depth and resources in poseycorp’s newsletter - subscribe here! At the end of every year I look back at what I did and didn’t … [Read more...] about New decade, new adventures!
It came out a couple of years ago, but I still think about Sports Illustrated’s profile of Sam Hinkie. I loved reading about his mind, his process, his approach to life. Here’s my favorite bite: “People are too willing to scratch the itch of the … [Read more...] about Take stock during the climb
[note - most of this piece is a repeat from a 2017 post, but that’s on purpose] Gearing up to deliver a major new innovation to the world this fall? That’s awesome! Before you fling your great new idea out into the world, read … [Read more...] about Featherbedding!
Brains, and humans, like patterns. Our brains are wired to lay down neural pathways and then to encourage us, via clever deployment of hormones like cortisol and dopamine, to stick to those pathways. Your brain knows that if you do what has kept you … [Read more...] about Paving new neural pathways
Quartz had a great headline in January: “If you’re not spending 5 hours per week learning, you’re being irresponsible” “Knowledge is the new money,” said Michael Simmons in the Quartz piece. Stephane Kasriel, CEO of Upwork, cites a Bureau of Labor … [Read more...] about Love to learn
Do you know your why? As in, why does what you’re doing professionally matter to you? Why do you want to communicate? Why does what you want to say matter to other people? There are a gazillion ways to make a living. You chose what you do. And … [Read more...] about What’s your why?
Everyone believes in, hopes for and fears different things. Therefore, we’re all motivated by different things. These quotes are on the wall above my desk: Robert Rodriguez: Action comes before inspiration. Sam Altman: Do a few things … [Read more...] about What moves you to grow and change?
Welcome to 2017! Welcome to a new quarter, to new metrics to hit, new obstacles to surmount, new opportunities to capture! Seems like the perfect time for some more bracing Stoic wisdom from Ryan Holiday, author of The Obstacle is the Way and Ego is … [Read more...] about New quarter, new mountains to climb!
I simply adore Dwayne Johnson - he’s as real about hard work, gratitude and humility as any human I’ve ever seen. This December he launched his Seven Bucks Moment campaign, a series of videos that start with him telling his own story of abject … [Read more...] about Humility, gratitude and grit
Sports Illustrated’s profile of Sam Hinkie kept me riveted even on a crowded flight with crying babies. I am entirely uneducated about basketball, but I loved reading about his mind, his process, his approach to life. Here’s my favorite bite: … [Read more...] about Tell me what you really really want