Learning to Be Authored — Interview

Most of us don’t have literacy — we weren’t trained in school to be literate — in the language of transformation, in the basic math and ABCs of transformation. So how do I learn to listen to my silent thoughts and feelings and track them down to core assumptions that are actually limiting? That if… Read More

Passing the Equal Rights Amendment — Interview

One of the things that will be incredibly important this year, in 2018, is everyone’s action to vote. And to vote out the people who don’t support our issues and vote in the people who do. Because this year has really shown people that politics touches your life, whether or not you like it. It… Read More

Fostering an Engaged Citizenry — Interview

A democracy cannot function if you basically have a political civil war: The sense that politics is a zero-sum game, where one side loses everything and the other wins everything, and it’s all about winning against the other side. That can bring you political wins for a certain amount of time, but it doesn’t stabilize… Read More

Building Adaptive Capacity — Interview

Do we want to build a secure and resilient system for powering . . . our country? And do we want to attack the biggest challenge of collective action in the course of human civilization? And those are the two questions that we have to answer. — Michael Wu Michael Wu is the founder and… Read More

Taking Faith Hostage — Interview

“Take a look at the mirror. Reflect on the values and the traditions that have brought what I would call the Transatlantic Civilization into existence as a civilization that has ensured individual rights and liberties and economic success to billions of people around the world.” — Dr. Aykan Erdemir Dr. Aykan Erdemir is a senior… Read More

Developing Public Sector Leadership — Interview

There ought to be room for joy in the workplace. There ought to be room for experiencing the joy that comes from working collaboratively with others: feeling that joy, celebrating that joy, acknowledging that joy. It turns the daily slog into . . . joy. That doesn’t exist without collaboration. So maybe getting started down… Read More

Selling without Inventory — Interview

The lobbying firm that was interviewing Lydia Borland told her there were two qualifications: Hill experience and a master’s degree. She had neither. She wasn’t even clear what Hill experience was. But, most importantly, she wasn’t going to let anyone tell her she was unqualified. As far as Lydia was concerned, working as the receptionist… Read More

Filling the Vacuum of Political Leadership — Interview

“We need to look beyond institutions to stand up for our rights, for our lifestyle, our quality of life. Time to broaden that to the organizations, to the businesses we interact with each and every day and realize there is power there.” — DeVere Kutscher DeVere Kutscher is a principal at Public Private Strategies. In… Read More

Emerging Markets Fintech Advisor — Interview

Melissa Frakman is an emerging markets fintech advisor. Melissa discusses why India holds such promise for technology companies, what the Indian government is doing to make this wave of innovation possible, and how this happens in India will set the stage for how we do business around the world in the 21st century. Listen to… Read More