Writing online reviews and recommendations

The Gift of a Good Word It's the season of giving, so why not pay it forward a little by writing a good online review or recommendation for a deserving colleague or business? And what with all the vitriol sucking the oxygen out of the holidays, putting something...

Change your words, change your thinking

I've known Victoria Gless since first grade. We were in school together, and on the swim team together, and worked in communications together at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. I asked her to pen this guest post because I like the way she thinks about...

Standing up to stress

I anticipated some benefits from my new standing desk configuration, like less elbow and hip pain and less eye strain. But I didn't think I'd be less stressed in general. And yet, I am! All things being equal The start of the year hasn't been slow -- I've been working...

Sweating the small stuff

We've all been told not to sweat the small stuff, and that we should sweat the small stuff because it's all small stuff. The devil is in the details, so I'm not going to say that some small things aren't worth breaking a sweat over. But small mistakes don't make that...

My 3 words for 2012

Happy New Year! I don't know about you, but as much as I loved the holidays, I'm ready to get back into it full throttle for 2012. I have a good feeling about this year. As I did in 2011, I've chosen three words to guide me through this year: 1. Partner Team up with...