Everyday Work

In Praise of the Late Bloomer

“What a late bloomer really is, is somebody who blossoms on their own schedule.”             […]

Truth, Lies and Wisdom

The week of February 9, 2015 was a hard one for journalism. In what felt like one blow after another, […]

Practical Knowledge

Many of us are enamored with the “Eureka!” moment – that moment of discovery that feels out-of-the-blue, transcendent and electric. […]


On January 12, 2015, National Public Radio announced its “Bored and Brilliant: The Lost Art of Spacing Out” project, complete […]

Life Interrupting Life

The best-laid plans, beautifully crafted and lovingly sustained, are thrown to the wind when a crisis occurs. This happened to […]

Waiting For The Spark

Every two weeks I experience an internal “ping” that tells me it’s time to write another blog. It’s a stately, […]

Uncomfortable Truths

We’ve all been there; the long, protracted business discussion about a topic that once held the passion of everyone in […]

Career Exercises

You need to get away to get back home.  The past few weeks I’ve been exploring my work – my […]

Don’t Believe the Hype

I love football. Really love football, so this week is particularly exciting. Super Sunday is days away, the game will […]

NYC 2014

Last month, the New York Times ran a series of articles focused on the life of Dasani, a young girl […]