Material Leadership

  • Jeff Gibbard
  • 6 min read

It is very easy to get wrapped up in our own beliefs and lose perspective. We all do it from time to time. Because we’re so close to our thoughts (psst, “the calls” are coming from inside the house) we naturally become accustomed to our ideologies until they no longer feel like a particularly structured […]

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What the Algorithm Demands

  • Jeff Gibbard
  • 7 min read

I love to write. Some people like to take photos. Some, make videos. Unfortunately, it doesn’t much matter what you like or what you want. What matters, is the algorithm. The Pattern Instagram used to want albums/slideshows. Then, after copying Vine, they wanted videos. Then, after copying Snapchat, they wanted stories. Now, after copying TikTok, […]

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Behold! The Visionary.

  • Jeff Gibbard
  • 11 min read

Who doesn’t love a good story? Like a story of overcoming adversity, of perseverance, of triumph? We like those who buck the status quo, who disrupt industries, and who despite being pioneers and trailblazers, who make it all seem within reach. These folx, who we call visionaries, are able to see past the present into […]

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I see you

  • Jeff Gibbard
  • 2 min read

Hey you, out there. I see you. You’re a budding entrepreneur, trying to grow your business. You’re working too many hours and doing too much on your own while still not making enough to feel comfortable. I see you. You don’t know who to listen to or who to ask for help and you worry […]

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Why I Left Twitter

  • Jeff Gibbard
  • 6 min read

I joined Twitter back in November 2008. After 14 years of calling it my favorite social network, I’ve decided to leave Twitter. If you’re on Twitter, I’m not telling you to leave. I’m just telling you why I left. “This isn’t an airport… You Don’t Have To Announce Your Departure” I’ve been in the world […]

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I’ve been working as a strategist for more than 14 years now. I’ve been blogging for most of that time. I LOVE being a strategist and truthfully, it’s one of the easiest things I do. I have a natural talent for seeing patterns in systems, piecing together creative ideas with problems to be solved, and […]

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One Day Late

  • Jeff Gibbard
  • 6 min read

Wow, look at that. It’s Friday. “But, I thought Becoming Superhuman came out on Thursdays?” If that’s what you were just thinking, then you are, in fact, quite perceptive. But there is a deliberate reason this was published one day late, which will make sense by the end. What do you mean? I spend a […]

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In Search Of Yourself: A How-To Guide

  • Jeff Gibbard
  • 8 min read

“the unexamined life is not worth living” – Socrates All humans want to be well-liked, accepted by their families, friends, and communities, and seen as a competent member of the team at school or work. In short, we are all, to some extent, trying to be the best versions of ourselves. But we can all […]

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NOTE: This is a longer one and if that is intimidating, overwhelming, or cause for you to sit this one out despite being interested in the topic, I’m going to encourage you instead to try the podcast version (Apple Podcast | Spotify). You can also skip over the whole post and jump straight to the […]

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The Creation of an Artifact

  • Jeff Gibbard
  • 5 min read

I lost my grandmother recently. I have people in my family who are sick. I’ve been thinking about mortality since I was a child as my father was a funeral director and my mother nearly died in a car crash on my last day of high school. That life is short, and we have no […]

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