The Chain of Generosity – The Secret to LinkedIn?

In a few days, Americans will celebrate Thanksgiving – a holiday ostensibly given over to abundance, gratitude and munificence. It […]

Reality Is Not a Distraction

Practice is a hard word. At least to me it is. If I were to be fully honest with myself, […]

Nothing to Lose

When you are young and just starting out in your career, life is a greenfield. Open. New. Unencumbered by personal […]

Facebook and the Company Town

Company towns are a unique anachronism of the Industrial Age. Their golden period in the US ran from the mid-late […]

A Short Note of Gratitude

I am grateful. Grateful for all I have been given and all I will one day enjoy. I know, without […]

Workplace Warriors

“To achieve success, whatever the job we have, we must pay a price.” Vince Lombardi  80% of white collar workers […]

Conspicuous Tweeting

Does anyone remember Thorstein Veblen? Not personally, mind you, since he died a few months before the Market Crash in […]

Marissa Mayer and the Female Executive Persona

“We are, all of us, witnesses to our lives.”  – Sandra Scofield, Intro to “As a Farm Woman Thinks” There is […]

All Work and No Play

We Americans love to work, don’t we? It’s so deeply embedded in our psyche that we throw sideway glances toward […]

The Email Defense

SAC Capital Advisors is one of the largest and most influential hedge funds in the world. It is also in […]