A Season of Hope
    By Ryan McCostlin on December 25, 2020 | 1 min read time

    In 1953, Fred Rogers moved back home to Pennsylvania after working for NBC in New York City. He got a job on The Children’s Corner, on Pittsburgh...

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    Our Answers Shape Our Narrative
    By Ryan McCostlin on December 11, 2020 | 1 min read time

    When we’re asked an honest question, we should do our best to answer it directly without waffling.

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    The Dunning-Kruger Effect
    By Ryan McCostlin on December 8, 2020 | 2 min read time

    About 90% of drivers think they’re above average. We don’t have to be statisticians to see the math on that doesn’t work. Lots of people think...

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    What is Unconscious Competency?
    By Ryan McCostlin on November 23, 2020 | 1 min read time

    Driving a car is complicated. Pedals and blinkers and mirrors and merging and blind spots. But when we drive to the grocery store, we hardly think...

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    Thinking for Ourselves
    By Ryan McCostlin on November 9, 2020 | 1 min read time

    “Only dead fish go with the flow.” -Andy Hunt, American software developer, and co-author of The Pragmatic Programmer

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    Idea Doubt vs. Self Doubt
    By Ryan McCostlin on October 19, 2020 | 2 min read time

    The creative process, as defined by Wharton professor and organizational psychologist Adam Grant, has six steps. His 2016 TED Tal can be found at 

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    How to Find Work-Life Harmony
    By Ryan McCostlin on October 6, 2020 | 1 min read time

    "This work-life harmony thing is what I try to teach young employees and actually senior executives at Amazon too […] I get asked about work-life...

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    Health, Wealth, and Time
    By Ryan McCostlin on October 5, 2020 | 1 min read time

      Here are three measures of wealth: health, money, and time.

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    What is an Emotional Bank Account?
    By Ryan McCostlin on October 1, 2020 | 1 min read time

      Teams that trust each other perform better.

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    Being Loyal to Those Who Are Absent
    By Ryan McCostlin on September 7, 2020 | 1 min read time

    “To retain the loyalty of those who are present, be loyal to those who are absent.” - Stephen Covey

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