iOS app Android app

Learning Curve

What Our Careers Teach Us About Being Parents

Emily Hatch | Posted 02.08.2016 | Parents
Emily Hatch

There is a steep learning curve to becoming a parent. And unlike others roles, parents are never off the clock. But luckily, many skills learned in former or current careers can be applied to parenting.

Want To Be Great? Make Yourself Uncomfortable

Forbes | Erika Andersen | Posted 09.16.2014 | World

Let’s say someone wants to learn to build a cabinet. Imagine that person being encouraged to read a number of books about successful cabinet-builde...

Help! I'm a Digital Immigrant!

Susan R. Meyer | Posted 10.05.2014 | Fifty
Susan R. Meyer

Yes, it's true. It turns out there's a name for those of us who were born before computers became an integral part of daily life. Your grandchildren? They're digital natives. They were born understanding the finer points of tablets and smart phones.

People Don't Leave Bad Companies, They Leave Bad Managers

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 05.22.2014 | Business

When people leave their jobs, it might to seem be because of the company -- but really, it's a manager that can make or break an employee’s overall ...

That Stupid Feeling

Maria Rodale | Posted 10.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

I hate feeling stupid. But we've all been there: That Stupid Feeling that comes when we should know what we are doing and we don't. Or worse, when we ...

Sony PlayStation 3 Move Game Preview Event

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

Zev Green and I shot over to the Sony Playstation headquarters in NYC for an industry event. The night was filled with food, drinks, professional da...

Pentagon's Joint Strike Fighter Drops Another Load

Winslow T. Wheeler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Winslow T. Wheeler

With a projected cost of $388 Billion, the Pentagon's F-35 program is becoming today's poster for what in the 1980s Washington Post cartoonist Herblock depicted as a $600 toilet seat hanging around the neck of then Secretary of Defense Casper Weinberger.

How Much Will Each F-35 Cost?

Winslow T. Wheeler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Winslow T. Wheeler

Whatever that final unit cost may be, to predict it now will surely be met with derisive laughter from advocates of this ongoing disaster -- laughter that will last only until the actual bill arrives.

Help! My Co-Worker Is Now My Boss

Fred Whelan and Gladys Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Fred Whelan and Gladys Stone

Keep in mind that this is a new position for your boss and that s/he will be figuring this out as they go. If they stumble, that should not reinforce to you that the wrong person got the promotion.

Disturbances in the Field: Eight Strategies to Parent a Resilient Athlete

Tamar Chansky | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tamar Chansky

The secret to a successful season isn't just choking up on the bat, getting your stance right, swing and repeat... it's building up your muscle to lift yourself out of disappointment, and quickly.

Don't Despair, Understand the Three Stages of Learning

M.J. Ryan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
M.J. Ryan

Recognizing you've blown it is progress! Whether you move forward has everything to do with how you treat yourself once you notice you've blown it. The trick is to learn from the experience.