Category Archives: Work/Life

Using the ‘Fundamental Five’ to Organize Your New Year’s Resolutions

It’s that time of year again…as the clock winds down on 2013, countless Americans are busy outlining the goals and resolutions that they plan to tackle in the New Year, just as soon as the ball drops in Times Square … Continue reading

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A Holiday Giving Experiment

Downtown Crossing Every morning on my way to work, I walk through Downtown Crossing toward South Station, and every morning, I encounter a significant number of homeless men and women who have spent the night outside.  It’s heartbreaking. As the … Continue reading

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Random Acts of Kindness – Laundromats & Empanadas Edition

The Laundromat Every Sunday, as part of our weekly routine of chores, Erica (my fiancée) and I go to the same corner laundromat in our neighborhood. There are washing machines in our building (which we use), and dryers as well, … Continue reading

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There’s No Recipe for Success (or is there?) – Life Lessons from Holiday Pie Making with Mim

In addition to my love of writing, I love to cook. Most of the time, I focus on the savory…and leave baking to the professionals like my mother (whose cookies/brownies are second to none).  However, on certain occasions (like Christmas), … Continue reading

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Talk to the Janitor

I regularly work late in the office…and by that I mean the ‘AC shuts down and lights turn off’ kind of late in the office. Staying late also means regular visits from the janitorial staff who work their way through the office … Continue reading

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You can do anything you want, but you can’t do everything…

Forgive me readers, for it has been more than two months since my last post. While I could offer you a number of extremely good reasons why I haven’t written a new post since June 7th, I’ll spare you the … Continue reading

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How to Use Your Return from Vacation to Drive Continuous Personal Development

Returning from vacation can be tough. How often do we hear our friends and colleagues say that they need a vacation from their vacation?  It’s sad (but true) that many vacations end up being tiring and stressful events, with overly … Continue reading

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