The last several months have been, in many ways, the richest, most exciting and most creative period of my life. Still, as I prepare to take off most of the month of August, I’m feeling edgy, worn out and a bit overwhelmed. I’m sputtering to the finish line, running near empty. “How often should yo. . .
Anthony Weiner sent lewd texts to a series of young women even after he resigned in disgrace as a congressman for having done the same thing while in office. Steven A. Cohen went on a buying spree of multimillion-dollar houses and paintings even as his firm, SAC Capital Advisors, was being investi. . .
As a runner, I’ve spent most of my adult life training aerobically, meaning I run for extended periods of time – 30 to 60 minutes – at a pace I find challenging but perfectly tolerable. But over the last several months, I’ve more often been running anaerobically – in short intervals of 30 and 60 s. . .
Over the 15 years I’ve been consulting in the corporate world, I’ve only met a handful of senior leaders who had as a primary goal for their companies making a positive difference in the world. Surely, there are more such people, including a good number who are highly philanthropic outside their w. . .
Many years ago, in the predigital world, when my friends and I graduated from college, we scattered across the country to begin our first jobs. Gradually, but inexorably, we began to lose connection. It wasn’t easy to keep up. Long-distance phone calls were expensive. It took a real investment of . . .