Posts tagged worth
Life is Much Simpler When Only One Person's Opinion Matters

You can't escape it.

It bombards you at every turn and is embedded into your heart from the time you're born.

It's the need to belong. We're communal creatures and we long to know that to someone... somewhere... we belong. Mostly we just want to be a part of a club that meets in a treehouse and has a top secret password like "open sesame." But for those of us not fortunate enough to get in with the cool kids, we just want to know we're loved without condition.

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What I learned from 30+ physicians about Identity

A couple of weeks ago I was photographing physicians in their work environments. As I moved from office to O.R. to board room shooting nearly 20 physicians over the course of two days I was struck by the demeanor and the attitude that they all seemed to possess. Man, woman, old, young, black, white, experienced, inexperienced... it didn't matter. Not a single one of them was concerned about whether every hair was in place or whether their makeup was perfect or whether their clothes were wrinkled.

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The truth about finding fulfillment in your work.

Friday, I had lunch with my boss. We talked about the usual stuff - how's work, what are you learning, what can I help you with etc. But somewhere along in the conversation, we trailed off on how the company got started and how it's transformed over the years into what it is today. He said it all started because he wasn't being challenged creatively where he worked before. But now, thirteen years later, the focus of the company has changed. It's not about him anymore. He told me that his passion is in seeing young, whippersnappers like me (maybe not in those exact words) come in to work on Monday morning excited about the creative challenges ahead. To provide opportunity for the team to become a better version of themselves, leveraging our unique strengths, honing our craft and creating something new and beautiful, together.

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Square One Part VI: are you part of the secret club?

You can't escape it.

It bombards you at every turn and is embedded into your heart from the time you're born.

It's the need to belong. We're communal creatures and we long to know that to someone... somewhere... we belong. Mostly we just want to be a part of a club that meets in a treehouse and has a top secret password like "open sesame." But for those of us not fortunate enough to get in with the cool kids, we just want to know we're loved without condition.

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