Showing posts tagged: Nilofer Merchant

The Year of the Quantified Self-Revolution

01.26.2014

“The first thing you have to know is yourself. A man who knows himself can step outside himself and watch his own reactions like an observer.” ― Adam Smith

I was struggling to sleep. After well over a decade living the entrepreneur lifestyle, I began to struggle with its weight.… Read the rest

The Surprising Path to Accomplish More: Doing Nothing

09.16.2013
“You can only waste time relative to some context or goal.” While you are reading this blog post, you are wasting time relative to your goal of “getting to the store before you have to pick up your kids. In fact, from some perspective, you are always wasting your time.”… Read the rest

Adapting to the Purpose Driven #SocialEra

09.26.2012
Money doesn’t bring out the best people, nor does it bring out the best in them. Purpose does. Of all the ideas presented by Nilofer Merchant in her new ebook 11 Rules for Creating Value in the #SocialEra, I find this concept the most important for all of us pursuing… Read the rest