Who Moved My Country? Coming Home To An Unhinged America

I'm not a historian or a social scientist or a staffer at the Pew Research Center. I’m just an ordinary citizen racking my brain...

Starting Over … At 65

On my way to a meet a potential client in Manhattan the other day, as I approached Robert Indiana’s iconic LOVE sculpture at Sixth...

A Better Excuse Than ‘The Dog Ate My Homework’

One of my loyal Linkedin followers wrote me today asking why I hadn’t posted anything since July. I told her I had a better...

How I Failed The KonMari Decluttering Test

A couple of years back, an ad in the New Yorker caught my eye about a best-selling book called “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying...

A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To My Retirement

On the one hand, you’ve got the famous quote that Anna Quindlen attributed in a commencement address at Villanova to a friend of the...

The Summer Team-Building Retreat: A Love–Hate Relationship

  If this were two years ago, before I retired from my company after a 35-year career, I’d be knee-deep in planning for the dreaded...

Exposing The Tyranny Of TEDx Basel

My friend Peter Sandbach is a hedgehog. When I interviewed him for a spot on my team at work a few years ago, he...

The Silver Lining In Growing Older

In the last couple of weeks, I’ve experienced two performances that have moved me in ways I never could have imagined when I was...

Time To De-Stigmatize The Comfort Zone

Take comfort food and comfort sex. They both make you feel good, right? How about a comfortable mattress, a comfortable seat, a comfortable home...

What My Mother Taught Me About Character And Destiny

“Sometimes I wonder, is this all there is?” Those words came out of the mouth of my mom, the rock of my life, whom I’d...
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