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The key to becoming a productivity machine is flexible structure. Here’s how to get it done so you can peace out by Friday at 2pm. MONDAY This is the day to get your week set up for success. You don’t...
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We have all used, yours truly included, buzzwords at one time or another. These zingy, fashionable tidbits of popular vernacular describe big ideas in business, but not necessarily how to accomplish them. They drive me crazy, because they are in their least...
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I came to this realization a couple of years ago. It sort of explains why people go looking for comfort in all the wrong places. I call it the “Personal Jesus Theory,” as in, yes, the Depeche Mode song “Personal...
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Gathering buzz from the Sundance Film Festival, the movie Bully comes out in theaters March 30. The documentary film follows five characters and their experiences, from kids who are harassed every day to parents who have lost a child as...
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On September 12, 2010, tears glistened in Lady Gaga’s eyes as she accepted the highly coveted Video of the Year award at the MTV Video Music Awards. “Thank you so much. I love my fans so much. All my little...
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It’s official: We are in the throws of a wet, hot American summer. It’s hard not to feel a sense of patriotism during the summer months because between Memorial Day, Fourth of July, and Labor Day, we have a holiday...
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Season 5 of Mad Men has many recurring themes, but the one I think is most interesting is: What happens when your actions catch up with you?” This theme is a great addition to another recurring Mad Men theme, “What...
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Most people would rather stab themselves in the eye with a sharp object than spend their afternoon on a beautiful May Sunday talking about algorithms. But there we were, all sixty of us, in the throws of a deeply technical...
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