Without a Rope: Thoughts on Taking Risks

Alex Honnold has made a career of taking risks without a rope. Who better to look to when we’re considering risks in our own professional lives?

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Start Plotting Your Exit: The Importance of Thinking Ahead

Being loyal to your employer is important, but loyalty to yourself can be even more rewarding. Maya James shares the importance of thinking ahead.

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I Quit Going to Conferences Until One Changed My Life

Scott Savage decided to quit conferences, but for STORY, he’s making an exception. Here’s what changed his mind.

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A Holiday Challenge: Focus and Be Present

Many of us don’t have the option to walk away from the office. The office follows us wherever we go. How can technology help us to be present on holiday?

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How To Know When You Need A Career Change

Is there a chance that you’ve gone down the wrong career path? These are a few sure signs that it’s time for a career change.

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Reaping the Benefits of Wandering: The Meditative Nature of Walks

Feel stuck in an office or bored on the weekend? Discover the benefits of wandering. Getting outside for a bit may be just the remedy you’re looking for.

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How I Employed Indifference to Activate a Healthier Outlook at Work

Elite runners aren’t distracted by the non-essentials. What if, like them, we focussed only our stride? An argument for a little indifference at work.

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Where Does the Initiative Come from Within You?

Where does the initiative come from within you? A question that centers you in the work you do, remembering purpose and meaning in work.

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Making the Jump: 6 Critical Components to Taking a Big Leap

Taking a big leap isn’t as daunting when 6 critical components are present. We’ve only got one life to live and time is precious, so let’s make it count.

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All the Opinions: Surviving the Outrage Epidemic

In the midst of this outrage epidemic, it’s tempting to share our opinions (educated or not) on every issue of the day. Sometimes it’s okay to be quiet.

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How You Know You’re a Pro: The Qualities of a Professional

Not every profession requires certification. So then, how do you know when you’re a pro? What are the qualities of a professional?

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Activating Relationships with Shared Vulnerability

For leaders who want to inspire and activate their teams: show your human side. Vulnerability can be our super power — sharing doubts takes a tremendous amount of courage and character and is part of what makes life so rich and interesting.

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