Monthly Archive: May 2017

Work Hard, Not Much

It turns out that productivity may actually decline as workers put in longer and longer hours. So say many recent studies and articles addressing the relationship between the hours worked by an employee and...

Why Ascension?

AltaClaro CEO and Founder Abdi Shayesteh shares his vision for our multi-media blog, Ascension–why it exists, what it offers and for whom.

Doing Hard Things

I have been obsessed lately with the idea that initiating action, however small, can reliably produce surprisingly substantial, positive results. In his tragic masterpiece, Faust, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe captures this truth as elegantly as...