Are You an Optimist, or a Realist? The Pros & Cons of Optimism Bias

I find it fascinating: optimists are considered unrealistic, while realistic people are deemed pessimists. And everyone wants to be around optimists,...

Where Do We Go From Here? Thoughts on the Ferguson Tragedy

I would like to take a moment to address the Michael Brown tragedy. I'll begin with what I wrote on Facebook...

How the U.S. Post Office Killed Digital Mail Delivery in America

Entrepreneurs Evan Baehr and Will Davis started Outbox, a company based in Austin, Texas that provided people with mail sorting/scanning/digitizing services. They...