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Waiting For The Famine And Locusts To Arrive

September 20, 2011

This has been a pretty rough month for the northeastern United States.

You Look Very Familiar To Me...

September 1, 2011

I was a freshman in college when I first became fascinated by psychology and human behavior. I even remember the day it happened.

Not Seeing The Forest For The Trees

August 30, 2011

I lost 8 trees during Hurricane Irene this weekend. None hit my house, but a few came down on my driveway and needed to be moved right away.

What's Your "Parenting" Style?

August 23, 2011

Today is Diana Baumrind’s birthday. She turns 84. I doubt many of you know who Diana Baumrind is, but you should. Especially if you are a parent, a coach, a manager, a teacher, or a leader of an organization.

Why We Love Going To Meetings

August 19, 2011

I will only offer this one bit of advice. Don’t be too surprised or disappointed if your meetings never change.

"Poor" Decisions

August 12, 2011

It’s hard watching the riots in London and seeing those young people burn and loot their own neighborhoods without wondering what they are thinking. When two girls boasted to the BBC that they were “showing the rich that we do what we want” it may have provided an answer. Just not the one you think.

The Rumors Of My Death Have Been Greatly Exagerrated

August 9, 2011

The past few days, I’ve been wondering what Lazarus said to all of his friends after he was raised from the dead. I mean, he had to say something, right?

The End Is Near. Film At 11.

June 30, 2011

I was asked on a television show the other day why Facebook has been losing millions of users over the past few months and gave the worst possible answer. “I don’t know.”

The Complaint Department

June 28, 2011

In our professional lives, we complain about a lot of things.

Anchors Aweigh

June 24, 2011

When was the last time you took advantage of someone you love? I don’t mean a simple oversight or a “little white lie” to get something you want. I’m talking about a deliberate, carefully planned, all-out deception that had the sole intention of screwing over that person you claim to care about.

Hello...Hello, Hello, Hello, Hello

June 23, 2011

Growing up, I had a friend who loved comic books.

How Many Brains Do You Have?

April 20, 2011

I know that sounds like a strange question, but I’m always surprised at the number of people who think we have more than one. One for our personal life, one for our professional life, one that falls in love, one that does our taxes.

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