Unless you live under a rock, you have likely heard the news: a global pandemic is sweeping the nation, filling up hospital beds and taking down the economy. In fact, if you do live under a rock I would advise you to stay there— come back up when this is over. We just experienced the […]
Recently news is buzzing about COVID-19 spreading globally, causing campuses to shut down and employers to encourage their workforce to work from home. Lucky for me, I’ve been working remotely now for almost a year.
Recent developments in economics have increased retirement balances by an estimated $30 billion, increased organ donor enrollment by 40% and helped establishments reduce ‘spillage’ by improving men’s aim when using urinals.
I used to have acne. Not just your typical teenage smattering of spots, but a full-blown pimple parade marching across my forehead, nose, and chin. When my birthdays ticked over from teens to twenties, the battle began in earnest. I tried everything—salicylic acid, oils and washes, and benzoyl peroxide that left my pillowcases and towels […]
People keep asking me how to stay motivated, and how to keep coming up with new ideas. I think the question really boils down to: how can I be more creative? Not just that, but how can I be preposterously creative? The type of creative that has people laughing, sobbing, thinking? It’s quite simple really, here it […]
My sister is extremely generous. As a kid, she delighted in pretending to take the family’s orders one-by-one, then carefully carrying out miscellaneous items from the kitchen meant to represent our hamburgers (me), filet mignon (dad), and lobster a la carte (mom). Every gift she gives is carefully considered and tailored to the recipient. Once, […]
“You live life on hard mode,” my coworker teased. We were out on our morning walk before heading into the office and as usual, I had just regaled him with a tale of one of my misadventures. Over the next year, it became a running joke. I described the mess in the kitchen as I […]
There are hundreds of personal finance blogs, but there are always the few that stand out from the rest. For me, two of these are The Luxe Strategist and Fiery Millennials. This month I was honored to write for both of them! HOW TO EFFECTIVELY ASK FOR A RAISE (FROM SOMEONE WHO’S DONE IT TWICE) […]
So, you want to be successful. In a world of clamoring start-ups, tech disruption, and billion dollar innovations, you want to stand out from the rest. Everyone wants the secret sauce. Businesses hire consultants to tease out their target market, massage their mission statement, and hone their strategy. Individuals break open monosyllabic books like Grit, […]