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Manage to Engage

Mar 28, 2019

Today, I want to share a story about my neighbor and I.


It’s the story of how I first started managing my disappointment, at least intentionally, and accepting the truth in the idiom “you can’t choose your neighbors.”

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Mar 25, 2019

Disappointment is inevitable. You could even plot it on a graph, with time on the X-axis and the likelihood of disappointment on the Y-axis. Given enough time, everyone you ever meet can be plotted onto this graph.


However, we have a choice when it comes to how we relate to disappointment.


So, to start this...

Mar 21, 2019

As we wrap up this four-part series, we also reach the end of my online course, “Accountability, Metrics, Money, and Shame,” which is free for Clear and Open members.


But unlike most classes you’ve probably taken, this isn’t where your work on accountability, metrics, money, or shame ends – at least, I hope...

Mar 18, 2019

We’ve discussed the Dunning–Kruger effect on the show before: the psychological phenomenon in which people who are not good at something tend to think they’re better at it than they really are. So the less you know, the more you think you know.


But this cognitive bias can only exists in relation our misguided...

Mar 14, 2019

In the last episode, I asked a question: What universal, daily part of the human experience is irrefutable proof of how deluded human beings are?


The answer is dreams – we all dream, and while we’re dreaming, we usually buy into that reality. Then we wake up and we’re confronted with a contradictory reality.