Ben Brooks on coaching, trust, the art of management & entrepreneurship

Years ago, Ben wrote that his personal mission statement was “to help people reach their full potential” and our conversation touches on this theme in many different ways.  Ben is a former car rental pro turned consultant turned HR executive. His work in HR landed him on the cover of Human Resource Executive. It’s pretty … Read More

Alastair Humphreys on microadventures, long-term travel and busking his way through Europe

I talked to Alastair Humphreys after he had returned the previous night from a micro-adventure. It wasn’t a four year biking trip or a challenging long walk across the desert (he’s done that though!), but instead a short overnight camping trip with himself to re-connect with nature and his adventurous spirit. He helps others think … Read More

Ben Keene on dreaming, starting a tribe & living on an island with three kids

After attending a few corporate recruiting sessions, he didn’t take for granted that his path was to enter the corporate world. Twenty years later, he is still carving his own path and has recently returned from Koh Lanta, where he lived with his three children in Thailand for the last six months. In the early … Read More

Heather McGowan on learning, adapting & identity in the future of work

Heather McGowan is the most thoughtful writer and speaker I follow on the future of work. She is able to connect the dots between work, culture, society and identity in a way that has captured the attention of many individuals, companies and universities around the world. She credits much of her interdisciplinary mindset with her … Read More

Bryan Victor, Unconventional Singaporean on creating his own education through wedding planning, year-long travel & creating a visual animation studio

Bryan Victor has never taken a traditional path but he doesn’t know any other way.  Perhaps that is why he started his own podcast in Singapore, Misfits, which interviews unconventional Singaporeans.  At 20, he saved up $10,000 while he was serving required military time and decided he would travel the world for a year.  During the trip, he … Read More

Screw The Cubicle With A Side Of Pineapple (Lydia Lee)

Lydia Lee was a self-described “multi-potentialite” growing up and loves to experiment and play games growing up.  You can probably draw a straight line from her hosting television shows for the stuffed animals in her room to her current YouTube channel Screw The Cubicle TV.  However, life is never that simple. In University Lydia was … Read More

Rohan Rajiv on learning through 3500+ daily blog posts

 Subscribe: Itunes • Stitcher • Google Play • Overcast • Spotify I met Rohan Rajiv for the first time at a company retreat in Switzerland.  We were having an interesting conversation at dinner and he leaned over to me and asked: “can I send you an e-mail of something I learn every day?”  This was the first opt-in newsletter I had ever joined in … Read More

Boundless Podcast: Amma Marfo on Combining Humor, Creativity & Writing (Episode 8)

Download & Subscribe : Itunes • Stitcher • Google Play • Overcast Amma Marfo is a thoughtful yet incurably silly independent higher education professional, writer, and editor based in Boston, MA. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies from the University of Rhode Island, and a Master of Education from the University of South … Read More