How Long Can Best Friends Last – Without Facebook?

In a recent op-ed in The New York Times, columnist Bret Stephens lambasted Facebook's top brass Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sanders for pretending to...

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...

When Life Rips The Rug Out From Under Us

I recently wrote about a life-changing dinner conversation my wife and I had years ago with a guest from my company’s European headquarters we...

The Ultimate Career Advice

Up until that moment, the conversation had been stimulating, entertaining, free-flowing and fun. But “ultimate career advice”? That’s a pretty high bar. Suddenly the...

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...

The Ultimate Career Advice?

“So what’s your ultimate career advice?” the twenty-something-high-potential-bright-young-woman-with-her-whole-life-ahead-of-her asked the sixty-something-finish-line-approaching-reasonably-successful-older-man-with-ample-gas-left-in-his-tank over lunch the other day. Up until that moment, the conversation had been stimulating,...

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...

Missteps And Miracles – On The Path To My First Book

The guy walking about 50 paces ahead of me at the speed of a roadrunner on meth is the subject of the book I’ve...

Life Lessons From Denzel Washington

If Google had existed in my parents' day, the most frequently searched words probably would have been survival and security. That’s if folks in...

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...
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