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Career Convo #1: Discovering Your Child’s Ideal Lifestyle and Experiences
Posted April 14, 2020 by Mark Perna
Welcome to the #careerconvos series! The goal of this blog series is to break down the topics and questions you...
Social Distancing and Staying Home: Perspective Is Everything
Posted March 27, 2020 by Mark Perna
Due to the coronavirus health crisis, stay-at-home and shelter-in-place orders are now in effect in many parts of the country—with...
A Year Later, I’m Still Answering Why
Posted September 18, 2019 by Mark Perna
Today, it has been one year since Answering Why was released. Since its publication, it has attained bestseller status and...
“Because I Said So” Doesn’t Work Anymore. Here’s Why
Posted August 26, 2019 by Mark Perna
Have you ever had the “because-I-said-so” exchange with someone? Whether you’re the person saying or hearing this line, it signals...
When the Branch Creaks: How Crisis Moments Create Positive Change
Posted May 10, 2019 by Mark Perna
If you’ve ever heard me speak or read my book, you’re probably familiar with my branch-creak story and the metaphor...
Two Awards Later, I’m Still Stunned
Posted April 23, 2019 by Mark Perna
A few weeks ago, I learned that my book Answering Why: Unleashing Passion, Purpose, and Performance in Younger Generations had...
Soft Skills…Are You Kidding Me?
Posted April 8, 2019 by Mark Perna
Are soft skills important in the age of the technical skills gap? Yes, they are—more than ever. In 2016, The...
Founder’s Perspective: Motivating Young People with a “For-Now” Direction
Posted March 25, 2019 by Mark Perna
“Career exploration can be done later. Now’s the time to enjoy your high school years.” This attitude is surprisingly prevalent...
The Danger of Education for Education’s Sake
Posted March 11, 2019 by Mark Perna
Education for education’s sake alone sounds noble, doesn’t it? No mercenary motivations here, just pure learning and the acquisition of...
The Why Generation and Why You Should Care
Posted February 11, 2019 by Mark Perna
The Why Generation is characterized by a single question: why? They’re forever asking, why do we do things this way?...
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