Heart of an adventurer, head of an entrepreneur, souls of an artist. Story Telling is Charlie Grosso’s natural talent, for Brands, NGOs and individual clients. Leveraging first hand global insights doing work that matters. Let her be your narrator.

Hi Love,

is a human Venn diagram written as a love letter, from me to you.

Witches in the C-Suite

The gender gap in every measurable ways are far from being closed. The double standards are real and present. Yes, it is the year 2019. One recent discovery is that there are Witches in the C-Suite. We are hiding in plain sight.

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Don't Marry Him For His Record Collection

Your partner (in business and in love) will have profound influence on you. When we were young, shared interests were enough. After all, our own values system might still be in development. As fully grown adults, it’s worth examining (or select) our potential partners for the deeper grooves that they will leave. In another word, will he/she make me a better person?

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Time Poverty

Welcome to time poverty. Time Poverty "exists across all economic strata, and its effects are profound. What is more surprising is "the more we get paid for our time, the more we value it, and the more intensely we feel the loss of any moment."

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The Purpose of Loneliness

Technology is increasing social anxiety and depression. How might we use these feelings as a signal for our own state of being as well as a collective response to society at large. A check engine light of sort. “Amidst the glossiness of late capitalism, we are fed the notion that all difficult feeling—depression, anxiety, loneliness, rage—are simply a consequence of unsettled chemistry, a problem to be fixed, rather than a response to structural injustice.”

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Charlie GrossoRefugee, Self Care
Grumpy? 7 tips on what to do.

CSR is the business strategy for 2019. TOMS and Gun Safety is only the beginning of what could be an impressive shift in how we market and how corporations demonstrate values. But the trick is always in step two of the process —- what happens after the splashy campaign and the big PR announcement?

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Amazon Eats the World

What makes NYC so appealing to all who live here and those who dream of being here is the character, energy, diversity, and permissiveness. Except the forces of gentrification have been flattening out our lady's character bit by bit since 1980s. "Gentrification is about class—and the places where class intersects with race and other factors, like education and sexual orientation—but it is always about an imbalance of power. And in every scenario, the gentrifiers have more power.” Amazon is raw power with their $1T market cap. 

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Charlie GrossoSocial Impact, Tech
How do we change the world?

During a presentation at an elite private school here in Manhattan, the students raised their hand and ask, “how can we help.” We are barely 5 mins into the presentation and they are already picking up what we are putting down. Did I mention that the students are in the 6th grade? Why does it take adult so much longer to raise their hand and say, “count me in?!”

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There will always be a first time

I wanted to return to a weekly ritual of writing to you, publicly, about all the things I’m thinking about, musing on, and binge watching. To bring to you questions big and small, life hack and shouldn’t miss. Why? Because the easiest way for us to create intimacy and that human connection we all crave is through conversation —- even if it is a digital conversation, me speaking more and you listening/reading/watching. You will ping back when you are ready, and we can chat. In the mean time, Hi Love.

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Charlie GrossoPurpose