Teaching Manners in a Rude Rude World

"You know, it's really rude for you to be checking Instagram while I'm talking to you" chides Scott the Mouth, who, as the name suggests, know everything, as we ride the 23 blocks north to the office in our morning cab share.  He's right, and I hate it. It's rare for me to not have …

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Smoke, Mirrors, and the Pursuit of Substance

There's a lot of BS out there.  There are a lot of gullible people out there.  Put those two together and it's a very dangerous formula. I work in an industry that thrives on numbers- stock prices, valuations, economic data. Revenues, revenues, revenues. How much revenue were YOU responsible for in the past year? That …

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Becoming Zensational: Putting the ME in Meditation

The first time I heard Justin Timberlake announce "I've got this feeling inside my bones" I thought for sure he was singing about anxiety. C'mon, I know you know what I'm talking about. A slight constriction in your chest. The smallest sense of difficulty in getting air into and out of your lungs. Asking yourself, …

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