Pre-Retirement Pondering: To Labor On Or Kick Back – That Is...

Who woulda thunk it? Definitely not me. Who could have imagined that this child of the restrictive 50s and revolutionary 60s, citizen of the...

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...

Customer Service Craziness

The last thing I wanted to turn into when I retired was a cranky old man. But that’s exactly what our so-called customer-service culture...

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...

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...

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...

A MeToo Moment For Suicide

The past week has felt like an immersion course in suicide. On Tuesday, high-end fashion handbag designer Kate Spade was found dead in her...

Them’s Fightin’ Words, AOC!

As the standard-bearer for the faction of the Democratic party that is trigger-happy when it comes to condemning the slightest hint of a “micro-aggression”...

The Most Difficult Person I’ve Ever Known

When the most indispensable person in your life is also the most impossible Ambivalence. Cognitive dissonance. Love-hate. These are just the tip of the emotional...

The Accidental Company Man

Sometime during the late 80s, I watched a fascinating PBS TV series called "Making Sense of the Sixties." Its premise was that the revolutionary counter-cultural...

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Life

If you wake to find yourself good luck. If life never seems to change, you probably slept through the feature. If you find yourself in life’s...
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