On receiving feedback

On Receiving Feedback

In the immortal words of Butthole Surfers’ Pepper, “you never know just how you look through other people’s eyes.”  

childhood adventures

Book Excerpt: Childhood Adventures

We wriggled into our swimsuits and laced up our sneakers. Mom slathered on us the same Coppertone baby sunscreen I...

math and nature

Book Excerpt: Math and Nature

I have spent three decades talking with my dad about the radius, circumference, and area of the Ferris Wheel carrying...

On Feeling Like Myself

It’s a lovely feeling to walk into an industry event and neither feel like a fraud nor have fear and...

On Hobbies, Jobs, Careers, and Vocations

I sent this newsletter out late in January that referenced a blog post from Elizabeth Gilbert. That post continues to sit...

Contribution

I have spent much of my free time over the last week deliberating on the word contribution – what it...

career change challenges

3 Challenges I Didn’t Appreciate When I Changed Careers

Do what you love! Love what you do! Follow your bliss! There are articles upon articles and books upon books...

Change is good

Are You Ready For Change?

I hear it a lot: “I wish I could do what you did” or “That was very brave of you.”...

outdoor life

The Origins of My Outdoor Life

“Doesn’t your husband go winter camping with you?” asked a kindly stranger in Algonquin Park. “Oh no,” I replied. “That’s...

Welcome to KMS Outdoors

This is it! We are finally here. Three years after making the decision to leave the world of finance and...

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