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...

Got Rope? Give Trump Enough And He’ll Hang Himself

Four weeks. One month. That’s how long it’s taken our so-called president to exhaust the goodwill and benefit of the doubt I had promised...

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...

Steady As She Flows – The Quest For Sustained Inspiration...

I was in flow when I got the idea for this story. Now I’m not. Don’t get me wrong. I feel fine. Generally positive,...

Life Lessons From Death Notices

For a while, I’ve been contemplating writing a piece called “Life Lessons from Death Notices” about a surprising source of inspiration for living and...

Coincidences – No Such Thing?

You hear it all the time: There are no coincidences; Everything happens for a reason. It’s what Humphrey Bogart, playing Rick Blaine in a...

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...

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...

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...
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