This work can take a toll on these young, idealistic Americans. They feel hollowed out by the cumulative effects of overstating their success while fundraising. They’re quietly haunted by the possibility that they aren’t the right people to be enacting these changes. They feel noble at times, but disconnected from their own homes, their own families, their own friends. They burn out.
…lt. Most people never change the ring on their phones or the default settings of the apps they use. In our conversation at CreativeLive, Chase Jarvis asked me about common threads between the 700 people I had interviewed. One of them was that everything their lives is a deliberate choice.