• Emojis

    I really never thought I’d be writing something about emojis. A few years ago I would have said, “ a what?” For a while they were the purview of teens. Then they spread; my in-laws send them in text messages, my friends in email, and I once overheard a man in coffee shops say “hashtag […]
  • You’re the Boss: What it Means to be Right

    “I asked my boss, Jillian, if we could set up a meeting for feedback on a project I was finishing up and her response was, “Just grab me anytime I’m around the office and we can talk.” I did see her at the office, of course. But it was never the right time. She was […]
  • The Rules of Brainstorming: Beyond the Basics

    What kind of title is that? If brainstorming is all about informality and spontaneity, how can it even have rules? I’m a firm believer that work is always better if you’re prepared – even something that’s intended to jolt people out of their usual ways of thinking. Before: Before you even call people into the […]
  • Success

    “Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value.” –Albert Einstein. A lot of us set out on our career paths with a pretty strong idea of what it would mean to be successful. Maybe you’d make a lot of money, own your own company, change policy, […]
  • Making the Most of Summer Internships

    If you’re one of the thousands of college student embarking on a summer internship soon, you’re taking the first step to establishing yourself as a professional in your chosen field. An internship is a great tool for learning the ropes, establishing contacts, getting recommendations and possibly even securing a job. In order to make the […]