An Eighty-Year Career

I don't ever want to retire. Instead, I want to have an eighty-year career, one where I get to build upon a lifetime of experience and resources to move the needle on some of the messiest problems we face.

Next Steps

Last week was officially my final week with Trustwork. I'll be joining the Issuing team at Stripe in a month, a relatively new team with a really audacious charter. In the lead-up to making my decision to leave, a couple of factors came together to bring my shields down.

Decisions ≠ Outcomes

The process of making a decision is not the same thing as the outcome of the decision — it's possible to have a well-made decision that results in a bad outcome, or to have a poorly-made decision that results in a good outcome…

On Frustration and Anger

When I was younger, I used to be easily frustrated when things weren't going my way. I would feel a surge of emotion wash over me, and I would indulge in that burning warmth while it lasted. The sensation was a strange combination of feeling powerful — a wave of pent-up energy coursing through me,... Continue Reading →

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