Some woman rock climbing

In 2010, I crashed my first career event at Princeton University. I certainly was not an Ivy Leaguer, neither by pedigree, nor by intellectual grunt. It was a fortunate, but largely accidental mistake that had a large impact on my mindset going forward. That was during my sophomore year – all that […]

In your web travels, I’m sure you’ve scrolled to the bottom of a major blog or a company page, and come across a bunch of badges: “As seen in [media outlet]”. Despite all of the talk about old media’s demise, the big names in news still stand tall today. Brands […]

I’m excited to share this post because there is so much to gain from relationships with scholars and experts in your field. Reaching out to academics is one of the best and most underutilized steps that a person can take to learn their field and build credibility. -A quick note […]

Last post, we talked about a framework for finding and interacting with game changing people. If that post supplied a gun, then this update offers ammunition. Before we dive in, just a quick, preachy editorial note: We all knew the kid in high school who was a total jerk to […]