Posts tagged with ‘relationships’

  • What Am I Doing in Grad School?

    August 6, 2016

    I suspect this is a question I will ask myself from time to time over the next several years....

  • It’s Nothing Personal. It’s Just Business.

    January 10, 2016

    Otto Berman was, by all accounts, a brilliant mathematician. His early work as an accountant catapulted him to unprecedented...

  • What if the Hokey Pokey Really Is What It’s All About?

    January 16, 2015

    I’ve performed the hokey pokey in about half a dozen countries, with Mongolian guides in the Gobi desert and...

  • The Sociopath at the Top

    November 7, 2014

    Some salacious news hit my hometown a few days ago. Our relatively new and presumably high-performing public school superintendent...

  • Pushing My Buttons

    July 6, 2014

    I’ve been traveling with Cross Cultural Journeys for over 15 years now. It started with a life-changing walk across...

  • Mother’s Day Redux

    May 8, 2014

    I posted this piece last year as we neared Mother’s Day. I was still living in the jungles of...

  • Employee Appreciation Day

    March 5, 2014

    I used to have employees of the two-legged variety–and many of them remain good friends to this day. Nowadays,...

  • The Easiest Valentine You’ll Ever Send

    February 13, 2014

    It’s upon us—that annual event that sends us in panic to the store, wondering how we’ll survive it all....

  • White Rose Love

    January 14, 2014

    My time at Wake Forest was transformational. In four short years, I learned how to balance a checkbook, footnote...

  • The Invisible Monument

    December 9, 2013

    Maria Cienfuegos travels the Cuban countryside taking photographs of long-forgotten monuments. She has spent her photography career investigating the overlooked...