You WILL be Productive at Work, Darn It!

Okay everyone, let’s band together and force employees and co-workers to work together under the same roof and subject to the same condition. Because that will force everyone to be productive, and communicate, and get really creative, and make the workplace profit! Right? Well, according to Marissa Mayer of Yahoo!, that’s right. But for so […]

What I’ve Learned Going Into Business With Myself

I’ve been working for myself for four weeks now and I love it. I feel like I’m finally in my true element. But that being said, it’s also been an adjustment. In fact, I learned a few lessons in my first four weeks — some lessons I knew, but were reinforced; and some of that surprised me. Today […]

Childhood Lessons of Money

Several weeks ago, Sophie was playing with an old plastic gift card. She took the card to the stereo (of all places) and made a sliding motion, gently running the card through a slit in the stereo. When I asked what she’s doing, Sophie said, “I’m getting money from the machine.” Wow, clever, I thought. […]

If I Knew Then What I Know Now…

I love that expression. It’s the basis for such great movies. A recent WordPress blog challenge was: What would you tell yourself 10 years ago? I wasn’t going to write on this topic. But then I read a post on Balance Overload and her writing inspired me to think about my own words of wisdom […]

One Marriage: Two Checking Accounts and Varrying Bedtime Routines

When my co-workers and I go to lunch every so often, the conversation eventually ends up on an issue related to our spouse or significant other (probably because that’s something we all have in common). I’m always fascinated to learn how similar or different our relationships are from each other. Let me give you an […]