Day: May 26, 2022

Abuse is Like an Iceberg: The Cruelty and Pain You Never See

“What we see is only a fractional part of what really is.” ~Unknown On the surface, in the public eye, it can seem trivial. It might look like the seemingly harmless teasing of a child or romantic partner, joking about words they have mispronounced or silly mistakes they have made. Inane mistakes like putting on …

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Educational Reformer Horace Mann – The Father of American Public Education

  Horace Mann was a humanitarian and American educational reformer. He is remembered for his tireless efforts in promoting and refining public education in Massachusetts and throughout the nation. He is also remembered as the founder of the U.S. public school system that was later adopted by all nations in the world. It is no …

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How to Make Networking Less Painful

For many young professionals, attending a networking event sounds about as fun as going to the dentist. Necessary? Yes. Enjoyable? Not so much. Attitudes like this are understandable—the pressure is high, you’re not sure who to approach first and conversations can range from awkward to downright embarrassing—but they’re also shortsighted. Networking remains one of the …

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This Entrepreneur Said Jumping from Cozy Corporate to Risk-Taking Entrepreneur Was the Best Decision for Her Well-Being

Working for someone else often comes with stability and security. Yet as a management consultant, Kate Flynn was slipping further away from her core desire: time with family and friends. She also found the work unfulfilling and often logged long hours. In 2017 she drove a few hours south of her San Francisco office to …

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Ron Finley, the Self-Proclaimed Gangsta Gardener, Found Purpose Fighting Food Poverty in South LA

Sunbathing while tending to his garden, house music playing lightly in the background while the leaves dance to the beat. His definition of success? He pauses and answers questions thoughtfully, giving off the same ease as a musician playing his biggest hit. “Waking up in the morning with nothing hurting too bad.” Has Ron Finley …

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