My personal desire to be “a good human,” to “treat everyone as equals,” or to “value diversity” has no impact on my country’s design. It has no impact on the systems that favor me, except to keep them in place. My individual values do not even begin to nudge the scales of opportunity and justice back toward equilibrium. And they never will. Because “racism doesn’t require malice.”
For quite a long time I have been contemplating leaving Facebook and Facebook-owned properties. I have had several misfires at an attempt over the years. This time is different. Over the last few years, Facebook has, in so many areas, become a dumpster fire of the worst of human interactions and a petri dish for […]
When I wrote about a new adventure on January 1, I said, “I’ve come to this realization – I want to do more. I want to help more. I want to build more. I want to share more of what I’ve learned.” Working with Second Century Ventures is a large part of what I was referring to.
Who or what do you need to make time for today? Yourself? Someone else? Is there a call you’ve been putting off? Make the time. Just do it.
There are no keys to be coded or handed out or worried about at Bode Nashville. No ID was required and we didn’t need to present a credit card to check in. Real estate brokers could learn a lot from a stay at Bode Nashville.
One of the most powerful phrases in the English language is, “This is 100% my fault.” More leaders should learn how to use it properly.