Why We Must Come Together to Solve Today’s Increasingly Complex Problems

Wicked Problems
Wicked Problems

When I first heard the term “Wicked Problems,” I had flashbacks to watching The Wizard of Oz as a child. I could just picture the evil green Wicked Witch of the West in her long black robe and black pointy hat screeching at Dorothy, “I’ll get you my pretty, and your little dog too.”

The Wicked Witch was terrifying as a child, and not so different than the Wicked Problems we face today. …


The Book of Joy
The Book of Joy

The past few months have been stressful to say the least. One way I’ve been coping is by reading inspiring books, or in this case, re-reading.

I originally read The Book of Joy in 2017 but look back at my notes and highlights often. I found that it’s simple but powerful message of intention, presence and joy were just what I needed right now and I hope it inspires you too!

The Book of Joy is the story about Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s trip to visit the Dalai Lama in Dharamsala, India to celebrate His Holiness’s eightieth birthday and to create what they hoped would be a gift for others, and it truly is a gift. …


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I woke up at 4 a.m., and all I could think was “What am I doing with my life?” I was in my early 30s and living in the corporate world, working long hours with high levels of stress. I felt burned out and depleted. What happened? Growing up, I always dreamed I would change the world and make it a better place.

At that moment, I definitely didn’t feel like I was changing anything. …

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