eightseven Companies don't care about you
Brands don't care about you... Institutions don't care about you either.

The only people who are able to care about you are people.

The question, then, is this institution owned and organized and run by people who will allow the people who work there to care?

Generally, the answer is 'no', because caring is unpredictable, hard to command and regulate and sometimes expensive in the short run.

What a shame.
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eightseven Unveiling of Permanent Memorial to the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade 4d

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Amaro eightseven
eightseven on next, catch me if you can #nbc 3w

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eightseven More trouble than it's worth
In five words, that's one secret to delight. When you do the work that others can't possibly imagine doing, you set yourself apart.

Seeking out the things that are more trouble than most people think they're worth is a powerful place to be.

The hard part, of course, is actually doing something that appears to be far more trouble than it's worth.
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eightseven at the gym like #springbreak 3w

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eightseven THURSDAY MARCH 5
Rockwood Music Hall - Stage 2 -

NEW YORK CITY
10:00 PM
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eightseven www.kevinandreas.com 4w

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eightseven mom sent me this recently, I was 15yrs old then.. Here comes 'uh oh'
Everyone has one. That feeling of here we go again, the trap we fall into, the moment of vulnerability.

And your 'uh oh' might not be the same as mine. Not a specific fear, but a soft spot, a situational archetype, a moment that brings it all crashing down.

The feeling is unavoidable in any organization or culture that seeks to do work that matters and create change. And yet we work overtime to create a day or a year or a career where we'll never have to feel that way.

And that's the challenge. All the work we do to avoid the feeling cripples our ability to do our best work. In trying to shield ourselves from a short-term feeling, we build a long-term narrative that pushes us to mediocrity.

We can hide the soft spot, or we can lead with it.

Working to avoid a feeling merely reminds us of the feeling. And undercuts our work as well.
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