I was recently told, during a morning team meeting, that our attitude at work means everything. In fact, my boss – a very well meaning young man – handed out this blog post titled “Your Attitude at Work is Everything.” To summarize, the author Dave Kerpen talks about how he was working as a vendor […]Read more "The Exploitation of a Winners Mentality"
An extended metaphor for our lifeRead more "Life is Like Waiting at a Bus Stop, or so I’ve been told"
It’s a question I’ve asked myself plenty of times over the years. Usually, the answer is a curt “no,” followed with a “don’t be ridiculous anyone would be lucky to have you as a son.” I think it’s mainly a defense mechanism, asking myself personal questions and then blowing them off in order to not […]Read more "Am I a Bad Son?"
So, capitalism is like Mario Kart. Bear with me here. Because, think about it, don’t we all know who is already going to win before halfway through the race? There’s almost always one jerk all the way in the front, cruising and leaving banana traps for the rest of us. Maybe there’s two, but there’s […]Read more "Capitalism is like Mario Kart"
Is capitalism killing ingenuity?Read more "The Privatization of Ingenuity"
What’s it like having a low social batteryRead more "Having a Low Social Battery"
Today is my last day in Spain, and I spent it reading in a café, eating tapas, and walking on the along the shoreline in Malaga skipping stones across the surface of the water. I find myself inexplicably drawn to write a blog post about it. Not about the skipping stones part, but about my […]Read more "As the Night Comes to an End"