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 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...

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...

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...

Expat Adventures and Re-Entry Blues

Last month marked my first year of retirement and re-entry into American life after returning from a 16-year expat experience with my wife in...

American Schizophrenia: Worshipping Sexy Looks, Outraged By Acknowledging It

The Philadelphia Inquirer, one of the nation’s leading daily newspapers, bowed to public pressure this week to change one of its headlines – twice...

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,...

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”...

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...

The Christmas E-Card That Wouldn’t Stop Giving

Remember old-school Christmas cards? You’d be in the home stretch of a grueling year, almost too exhausted to summon the energy to ring out...

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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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