So What Do You Do?

So What Do You Do?

I have a confession to make.  I’m an introvert. Most people don’t believe me when I say that—partly because they misunderstand what an introvert is and partly because they see me as social and open. But the truth is, I’m an introvert, and one of my least favorite...
Subtle Digs or Foot in Mouth?

Subtle Digs or Foot in Mouth?

Whenever you’re doing something that doesn’t fit the norm, people can get confused and sometimes they say things to you that don’t make any sense. Here’s an example of a conversation I once had at a cocktail party in Hong Kong to illustrate. New person: So, you work...
No Offense, But . . .

No Offense, But . . .

I went to an event for a global non-profit that I support. I was pretty excited because the event was the culmination of a week-long programme where innovators in the nonprofit space were honing their projects and creating pitches for donors who wanted to support...