Advice From My Mom

My mom was 60 years old when she died. 60 isn’t very old, but it’s old enough to learn a few life lessons and pass them on to your kids. I’d like to share one of those lessons.  A couple years after graduating college, I complained to my mom about how hard it was to […]

Your Boss’s Boss

It’s incredibly difficult to know when you’re in the right job — especially early in your career.  Am I learning enough? How’s the relationship with my manager? Are my coworkers bringing out the best in me? Maybe I should just stay through the end of the year until that bonus/stock/promotion is due? There are seemingly endless […]

Life’s Unwritten Rules

“I am free, no matter what rules surround me. If I find them tolerable, I tolerate them; if I find them too obnoxious, I break them.” – Robert A. Heinlein In August 2020, one of Major League Baseball’s emerging superstars, Fernando Tatis Jr., did something that every young baseball player dreams of: he hit a […]