Entries by Sarah Peck

11 Ways To Improve Your Business and Personal Storytelling

When you want to learn how to describe yourself or your business, people look to storytelling as a way to improve their core message. But what is storytelling? And how do you actually get better at it? And what does it matter for businesses today? “Story” — the word is vague and yet so appealing — so it can […]

How Bloomberg Exec Susan Kish Learned To Code

It was a normal Tuesday. Susan Kish was sitting on the 29th floor of her building, looking over Manhattan, when she got mad. She was in a meeting with young man named Mattan Griffel (before he founded the company now called One Month), and they were talking about his experience in teaching himself how to code. […]

9 Mistakes You’re Probably Making When Sending Email

How many hours a day do you spend writing emails? We love it, we hate it — we can’t stop using it. Many of us spend a quarter of our working days in email, writing to each other, moving projects forward, connecting to new people. Email is a form of everyday writing — and if you’re writing poorly, in a […]

Why a Growth Mindset is Essential for Learning

Have you ever heard anyone say “I can’t draw,” or “I’m not good at sports,” or “I could never do that?” I used to think I’d never be able to draw. The way I understood the world was that there were artists, and then there were other people. I was one of those other people. […]

9 Great Lessons on Learning From Ancient Philosophers

Give a man a program, frustrate him for a day. Teach a man to program, frustrate him for a lifetime.” — Chris Oliver “Son of a …!” — Alex Miles Younger “…Welcome to programming!” — Lee Matos Have you ever been frustrated by something beyond belief? Wanted to quit, give up, or walk away? You’re not alone. This is the plight of […]