Category Archives: Life

Three Words

Please & Thank You Say them often. Use them daily. Works in life. Works in business. Don’t forget to. Rinse and repeat. Image: Fran Tapia

Stop being a bitch, it is winter

Over the past few months, the popular hashtags Snoloko, Snopacalypse, and Snowmageddeon have been very popular in the social space (editors note, while I hate them, I tagged into one for a foursquare badge. I am an addict I know). The TV news has been on snow watch and schools were cancelled. Overall you would…

#Snowmageddeon, #snowpacalypse or Blizzard of 2010, pick your poison

Over the holiday weekend, my wife and I headed to New Jersey to spend time with my family. Unfortunately it also coincided with the Blizzard of 2010, also dubbed #Snowpocalypse or #Snowmageddeon. Here’s some videos of the aftermath and cleanups at my parents’ house in Saddle Brook, NJ. Hope you survived the snow as well.

Thank YOU for supporting my Movember

As many of you know, I grew a mustache during November as a part of Team Boston in Movember. All of the money raised went on to benefit the Prostate Cancer Foundation and LIVESTRONG. My team generated nearly $40,000 with $400 of that coming from those of you supporting me. To that I say thank…

Where did Saturday morning cartoons go?

As I was sitting and starting on some blog posts and waiting for my wife’s flight land in Boston and was thumbing through the TV listings. Instead of the Saturday morning cartoons that I grew up with there was just crap that made me feel dumb watching that. I started to think about the great…

Movember is here

We’re now four days into November and I am officially not shaving the hair coming off my upper lip. Confused, don’t be. I have donated my upper lip and the hair that comes out of it to changing the face of men’s health for Movember. What is Movember you ask? So what does this mean…

It’s Not All About Who You Know

I have a friend who we’ll call “Steve.” Steve got an internship at a large online company and did a superb job. Steve is now an experienced, highly valued employee at a start-up in Manhattan. Steve and I got into a discussion about the “it’s who you know” argument when it comes to landing jobs,…

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