This type of outpouring of creativity, fun and group effort is what makes a company a great culture. It's what proves the point that employees are more than the roles they fill in any company.
In December we do a little work And anticipate a lot of pleasure And December is the one month of the year Where I always change what I measure From ...
How many times has a mom or dad told a kid who stops to play with a new toy to "put it down because there are more presents to open?" Or the minute gifts are opened, swept wrapping paper into garbage bags and asked the kids to get their presents up to their rooms before family comes?
It is not a failure to be less than you want to be or imagine yourself as. It's human. Until the Singularity arrives, I am afraid we are stuck with ourselves. This is who we are.
'Tis the season! If you're like me, you have cocktail parties ahead. This means you need some fun facts up your sleeve so you can be the life of the party. At the very least, it's better than trying to win the ugly Christmas sweater contest!
When I was growing up on Long Island, the shorter and colder fall days leading to the depths of winter invoked a sense of loss. I loved the heat, the beach, and the seemingly endless days of summer.
Like the stockings hung over the fireplace on Christmas morning, my newsfeeds and inbox have been full of holiday-related controversies and things to fret about in this most festive time of year.
Sharing with others can be the farthest thing from your child's mind on any given day, but it is conspicuously absent when your tech-savvy 5-year-old is texting you hyperlinks from his iPhone with the exact color, make and model of the toys he wants
Our traditions act as a compass for all of our human relationships and personal interactions, the qualitative experiences of our family life, and ultimately, the development of civilized societies themselves. As we honor all traditions, so we learn to honor ourselves, and in the final analysis, each other.
Maybe Adam Sandler taught you everything you need to know about Hanukkah, but if you're curious beyond the marijuanakkah and gin & tonikkah then read on, my friend.
With the holiday season upon us, we have an opportunity to both foster our children's love of these apps as well as provide holiday presents that are extremely low in cost.
When pressed, I won't deny my Jewish heritage. There are others in the same predicament. I made for us, the confused Jews of America, a Hanukkah checklist.
These latkes will be right at home on your Hanukkah table (or at any festive dinner party).
We met at 15, started dating seriously at 19, got married at 27 and have been married for over 15 years. We know each other. Well. Still, I'm starting to wonder if I'm okay with the fact that the majority of our time together is spent doing our own thing.
As a techie with an addiction to the latest, greatest tech gadgets, I have put together a short list of the best tech gifts for holiday shoppers this season. These gifts range in price so there's something for everyone.
To me, the best part of Hanukkah isn't the presents or even the food. Rather, it's that, for eight days, my family sets aside time to spend together -- whether it's just a few minutes lighting candles, or an evening visiting loved ones.