Pinkcast 1.21: The 6 Essential Lessons of Any Great Career (video)

By: David J. Smith, May 3, 2017 Here is Daniel Pink’s latest Pinkcast.  As he points out, it’s graduation season and new college graduates will soon by hitting the streets looking for work.  In this video, he offers his six lessons: This is no plan Think strengths, not weaknesses It’s not about you Persistence trumps talentContinue reading “Pinkcast 1.21: The 6 Essential Lessons of Any Great Career (video)”

Pinkcast 1.20: Discover Your Purpose (in one minute) with the Napkin Test (video)

By: David J. Smith, April 4, 2017 I’m a big fan of Daniel Pink’s work.   I subscribe to his Pinkcast which he sends periodically with 1-2 minute videos with ideas to improve your work and your day. This one on discovering your purpose with coach Richard Leider is particularly relevant to those purposing peaceContinue reading “Pinkcast 1.20: Discover Your Purpose (in one minute) with the Napkin Test (video)”

Careers and Peacebuilding: My Talk at Penn State

By: David J. Smith, March 25, 2016 Yesterday, March 24, 2016, I had the opportunity to speak to a group of about 70 students at Penn State University.   My talk was sponsored by the Penn State College of Communications, Office of Multicultural Affairs.  The event was co-sponsored by the African, Hispanic, Asian and Native AmericanContinue reading “Careers and Peacebuilding: My Talk at Penn State”