Monday, April 6, 2015
For most of fourth grade, I went to the nurse’s office at least three times a week with a “stomach ache.” The nurse’s remedy for such ailments was a large, chalky green mint that was supposed to settle your stomach.
In reality, I was a chubby 9-year-old who got straight A’s and just wanted an excuse to lie down for half an hour a day, take a break from academia and eat candy.
Looking back, I...
Thursday, March 26, 2015
The mark of a true adult, I now rent an apartment with hardwood floors. OK, fine—they’re fake hardwood. But they look real, and appearances are all that really matter. Another lesson of adulthood.
On the surface, they look far cleaner than my carpets every did. But, there isn’t really anywhere for the dirt to go. When I cleaned this weekend, I collected enough sand for a small child to play in....
Thursday, March 19, 2015
Full disclosure: The majority of my political knowledge stems from watching “Scandal.” Which is to say, I know a lot.
Fortunately, the 2015 NAA Capitol Conference was a valuable experience for government affairs directors and Shonda Rhimes bingers alike.
Tuesday kicked off with world-renowned photographer Platon, who has captured the essence of everyone from Prince to Putin. The charismatic...
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
There are countless books and in existence promising the secret to success, but to me, it all comes down to a simple philosophy about people.
As someone who spends a lot of time relationship building, I see time and time again what happens when you forget that people are people. People have free will, and they can choose to buy-in or they can opt-out. If they opt-out, you lose.
Let me explain.I'...