When filmmaker Paul Devlin was invited to arctic Sweden with his brother, astrophysicist Mark Devlin, Ph.D., he didn’t realize he’d get a documentary out of the process. Mark asked his brother to join him on the adventure of a … Continue readingRead More
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
This past week, I was talking to 2 colleagues. I'm not sure how the conversation started but what I found out was that there are no credit cards in France. What?!? To be clear, although there are things called credit cards in France, they are different than what we… Read More
The conventional wisdom is this: you go to school for 12+ years, you do well, maintain good grades, get into a good college, where you continue to perform well and you’re then rewarded with a great job. Despite this belief, we’re seeing more Millennials than ever who are jobless, or… Read More
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