“The Corporate Way: Hide Everything” on Helios Blog

May 23, 2019By Josh Allan DykstraLeadership, Legacy No Comments

The corporate way is to hide, pretty much everything. Managers hide their reasons “why” simply because they can. HR hides behind “precedent” and hundreds (or thousands) of made-up rules and “policies.” Executives hide themselves physically in sequestered offices and behind thick mahogany doors. And companies especially feel the need to hide financials because it gives … Read More

2017: Year In Review

January 1, 2018By Josh Allan DykstraLeadership, Legacy, Life No Comments

So… 2017. You were a doozy of a year, in so many ways. Overall, I can’t say I’m necessarily sad to see you go, though I will also recognize with gratitude all the wonderful things you delivered. First, a look back on the goals I set nearly 525,600 minutes ago… // My goals for 2017, and … Read More

The Story Of Dynamizer

July 10, 2017By Josh Allan DykstraLegacy, Life 2 Comments

Around three or four years ago, we started shopping the idea around. But nobody wanted it. Now, everyone loved the idea — in a nutshell: to create a product that would help kids discover and develop their strengths — but they didn’t have the bandwidth to do it, or they had other priorities, or any … Read More