As bosses, we demand competence, effort and excellence from our employees. As employees, we thrive under a system that clearly spells out expectations, evaluates our performance fairly, and rewards achievement. Simple enough. So why is this so difficult to implement … Continue readingRead More
Graduation season is upon us, the time when we pause to celebrate the accomplishments of newly-minted degree-holders. Of course, in economic times such as these, there’s no guarantee that a new graduate, professionally green and facing unprecedented competition for jobs, … Continue readingRead More
In the 2001 BBC short film Black Adder: Back and Forth a time-traveling Rowan Atkinson runs into none other than the famous William Shakespeare. After obtaining an autograph, Atkinson punches Shakespeare (played by Colin Firth) right in the kisser. “That … Continue readingRead More
My high school history teacher was convinced that Disney was the cause of human ignorance. Every day that I strolled into class wearing a Mickey Mouse t-shirt (quite often) he’d wince and go on a tirade about how historically inaccurate … Continue readingRead More
This fun youtube series currently has about 80 videos that will probably blow your mind. The range of topics they cover is somewhat mind-blowing in and of itself. Here are a few of our favorites: Horizontal showers (I love this idea!) Bionic eyes Creating electricity made from poop (ok, that's for the… Read More
“Hi Mom, I’m going to start my homework before I play any Xbox this afternoon.” Ah, the dream statement. Unfortunately, homework time sounds a lot less like this, and a lot more like a war between many parents and students. Homework, and school in general, can become a battlefield, leading… Read More
"Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get." Remember where this quote comes from? Ok, we'll help you. We all have favorite movie quotes. From Dirty Dancing to The Godfather, movies are a great source of unforgettable dialogue. But what about… Read More
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