Mentor the Next You
Happy multicultural office young employees with old mentor leader coach laughing working together gather in boardroom, diverse corporate business team having fun engaged in teamwork at group meeting

Mentor the Next You Steven Spielberg’s hit movie “E.T.” was already on the cutting room floor in post-production when the rising movie maker first met a 16-year-old aspiring producer named…

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Open the Damn Mail
Angry freelance worker feeling displeased after reading an e-mail on a computer.

Open the Damn Mail As the US Postal Service wrestles with solvency and relevance, a more urgent problem is unfolding in the bowels of servers, the caches of laptops &…

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Must Be This Tall to Ride
New Jersey

Must Be This Tall to Ride Thrill seekers can remember every rollercoaster they’ve boarded since childhood. The adrenaline rush that follows every bank, barrel roll, and bunny hop (coaster speak…

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The Talent Cliff
A businessman peering through a spyglass looking out to the sea.

It’s out there beyond the horizon for many companies. If we’re lucky, we see it and can plan for it, giving us time to develop strategies and take action. If…

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Making the Most of the Moment
You make me happy

Making the Most of the Moment We are living in extraordinary times. Is this the time for passivity or progress? Generations from now, our progeny will learn about the turbulent…

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A Free Pass or a License to Live Responsibly?
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A Free Pass or a License to Live Responsibly? They say, “History repeats itself.” On July 9, 1776, a group of New Yorkers grabbed ropes and began to tug at…

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I’ve Googled the 1960’s race riots in America at least two dozen times since May 25. Unable to find a historical frame-of-reference from my lifetime that compares to the domestic…

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Judging from the variety of masks I see on pedestrians these days, a lot of people are repurposing those old tee shirts and bags of fabric from the attic. From…

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This week’s social media craze centres on designing and deploying one’s digital avatar. This trend begs the question, “Do we go with a pre-Covid self-image or create something that mirrors…

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It has been less than six months since I returned to New York City. The first couple of months were exhilarating – I’ve lived and worked here before, but never…

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