On the recommendation of a colleague, I recently started listening to Dan Carlin’s Hardcore History Podcast – specifically, his Blueprint for Armageddon series about World War One. Since I started the series last week, I’ve been pretty hooked. Dan Carlin
Last week one of my friends applied for a job with the NJ Transit Authority. Long story short, he didn’t get the job. Before I continue – let me tell you a little bit about my friend (I’ll call
Last week while commuting into the city, I saw an ad on the train that caught my attention. The ad was for Harvard Business School and the prominent text proclaimed: “Learn to speak the language of business.” This one really
Just a short thought for today. Over the course of my career I’ve had a lot of successes and a lot of challenges. There have been reasons for celebration and reasons for reflection. In both states, learning has always been
With the office closed, the last week has been a great time to clear my head, reflect on 2014 and prepare for the year ahead. It’s really been a great week. I got to spend some time with family, do
As an active reader and blogger, I’m a big fan of non-traditional forms of education. Quora, Wikipedia, Kahn Academy, Udacity – I love it all. I also spend a lot of time thinking about how to get more education to
I hate zero sum games (situations where my gain is dependent on the loss of someone else). A good example of a zero sum game is poker, where every dollar you win is a dollar that someone else has lost.