Posts tagged with ‘work’

  • 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...

  • What Bali Taught Me About Going to the Dentist

    July 28, 2014

    Because it’s related to the topic of my book and my work with Wake Forest University, I’ve been reading...

  • Love In Action

    July 4, 2014

    Like me, Zanzan has spent his career in the hospitality industry. As manager of ARMA in Ubud, Bali for...

  • 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,...

  • Predicting the Future

    January 1, 2014

    I wrote my first memoir in 5th grade. Memorably titled “All About Myself,” it was bound in a manila folder decorated...

  • When The End is Only the Beginning

    July 10, 2013

    I did it. I typed The End after I wrote the final sentence of my book a few weeks before I...

  • Get on The Bus

    April 10, 2013

    “You’re either on the bus or off the bus.” –Tom Wolfe, The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test A few weeks...