Three years ago I hired an intern from China, an undergraduate student at Columbia University. She is one of the best college interns I’ve ever had — focused, smart, analytical, service-oriented, a clear communicator and kind.… Read the rest
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Costco’s Viability For Single-Item Convenience Purchases
As a suburban dad of three small children, including an infant, I’m compelled to share this life hack and end this debate…
Most people think of Costco only as a big-box retailer — good for suburban expeditions in the minivan to stock up on industrial-sized quantities of household staples at competitive prices.… Read the rest
From This Kayak, The Party’s Not Over
Long Island Sound — and especially its coastline — can be as delightful in winter as any other season.
And one great way to experience it is in the water, in a kayak. And these final December 2014 days have been mild and excellent for kayaking.… Read the rest
Remember To Say “Thank You”
We’ve been expanding my team at work and interviewing lots of candidates.
We interviewed one candidate who seemed perfect for a certain role — one for which we received nearly 1,000 applications.
This candidate was smart, articulate and a cultural fit.… Read the rest
Future-Proofing Your Digital Existence
“I’m back,” announced David Churbuck in the headline of his latest blog entry. He just recovered from a blogging hiatus and software meltdown that took his site down for a month. I’m glad to have him back because he’s a good writer and I enjoy his rants on technology, religion and New England life.… Read the rest