One of the things I love doing is meeting with college students or recent graduates about life advice and career management topics. I cannot meet with everyone, but do the best that I can. This morning, I met with one of my son’s former high school classmates, whom I’ll call Bill to protect his privacy.
I voted last Friday and thought I had successfully “moved on” from the election. Then, during my drives to various meetings this morning, I listened to a This American Life podcast on the future of the GOP (up top, or click here). It does a phenomenal deep dive into how the party has divided into two
I’m a parent. I’m not a perfect one, but I do try and remember to take it seriously. I know that you likely are becoming numb to this election cycle. But, I think the video below is very important, not because of a political message, but because of a parenting message.
I found myself awake again super-early, and so, decided to finish reading Atul Gawande’s Being Mortal. It’s not an easy book to read but extremely valuable. Pavel Hradecky recommended it to me after I pushed out a Tweet asking for book recommendations. So, thank you, Pavel. Gawande is a great writer, and I enjoyed reading
It’s been an intense seven days. Went to the high school graduation of our oldest child. I felt a great deal of pride and sadness. I was expecting the former and was surprised by the latter. I had some work meetings that were very fulfilling. Had one that was insanely stressful, but am glad that everything seems to be
If you watch the news on TV, you’ll recognize Paula Ebben. She’s one of the news anchors at WBZ, the local CBS affiliate. She recently gave a funny and touching commencement speech. It’s summarized here. I feel very fortunate to be friends with her and her husband, Bill. Both of our sons were in the same