As leaders we all gaffe (make a mistake). As a matter of fact, in a lot of cases we make more than the average employee. Many times in secret and most of the time with high consequences. If you’ve had a title of Director of above, chances are you’ve been in a spot where you questioned your own call.Read More
Back in May, I got the chance to have dinner with one of the brains behind Chicago’s investment consultancy, DiMeo Schneider & Associates the night before taking the stage to talk to their Fiduciary Committee. At some point during the meal, the start-up jokes started. This always happens.Read More
To imagine that the day-to-day uphill startup climb and the hours of meetings with brains from the Aspen Institute and Americans for Student Assistance who were kind enough to educate me on policy could turn into actual laws that help the friends, family, and neighbors I see struggling is huge.Read More
When you say “student loans,” most people sigh; and if you watch really closely you can see their eyes lose a little light. Why? Most of us don’t like to think about them.
We know our student loans exist. Most of us pay them. Some of us don’t. Our reality was, and for some still is, that we have no idea when the pain will end. We’ve accepted it as the price that must be paid to get to our “someday.”Read More