Welcome to ‘Speak Easy’ – WSB’s blog featuring expert advice from the world’s best thought leaders.
Celebrated music photographer Rob Shanahan shares how pushing past fear to let go of the status quo and follow your big dreams can take you to places you never imagined.
Obi Felten is the founder/CEO of Flourish Labs, a mental health startup, and former Head of Getting Moonshots Ready for Contact with the Real World at X, Alphabet’s innovation lab. In this blog, Obi shares lessons in resilience and how to overcome the fear of failure from her personal experience of living through two decades of tech industry booms and busts, and the recent Silicon Valley Bank meltdown.
Award-winning political journalist John Harwood explains why the current standoff risks serious economic damage.
Former co-CEO of Chipotle, Monty Moran, shares two of his most poignant life lessons that came from unlikely sources: a homeless man, and a bird.
Global futurist, Jim Carroll, shares insights into the acceleration of risk and legal complexity due to artificial intelligence, and what organizations can do to mitigate their risk.