John leads growth for Air, a Brooklyn based creative collaboration start-up backed by several leading VCs including Lerer Hippeau and Tiger Global. Our conversation delves into navigating the early decisions in your career, having hard conversations with the people closest to you, becoming a T-shaped individual, nurture vs nature, power of the side hustle and risk mitigation techniques and alignment between your personal values and goals with the culture of the company you work for.
Jesus held a worldview that you and I don't share. It was the kind of worldview that would allow Him to say things like "do not worry about what you will eat or wear" or "sell all you have and give it to the poor." These kinds of things seem radical at best, and irresponsible at worst. Yet Jesus didn't seem to think so. He lived His life (and encouraged us to live ours) with an abundance mindset and not one focused on scarcity. It was ultimately what allowed Him to say over and over "do not fear" and "why are you so afraid?" Want to see the world in a new way? Tired of holding on instead of stepping out? Escaping scarcity this Sunday at Mendham Hills.
Have you ever lost something really, really valuable? I was at a football game once, not long after I was married, and I was playing with my wedding ring. I was still not used to wearing jewelry, so I was constantly twisting and turning it and - you guessed it - off it went. I heard the "ding" of the metal hitting the concrete below, and then it was gone, never to be seen again. I was able to get another wedding ring, though. This Sunday, as we continue on in our decision month of June, what happens when the irreplaceable gets lost...and then found?