The open-style house had five bedrooms, two and a half baths, and a loft-turned-rumpus-room that was the ideal rainy-day space for the couple's three active boys. But as soon as the youngest had gone off to college, they sold the place.
As most of us know by now, the American Dream has been in so many respects an American Nightmare and it's kept us fast asleep. But the moment we wake up and think of ourselves in the context of the whole wide world, our perceptions of our place in it are radically altered.
I know many successful boomers who are now moping around their 8 to 12,000-foot monuments to capitalism. But has America's long-standing love affair with this type of -- not very green -- home finally run its course?
We talked about the process of letting go of the old stuff and what if's in our lives and embracing being on the bridge in between the old life we just left and the new one we were in the process of creating.
Instead of mandating across-the-board cuts, smart companies focus on work that really matters. They work aggressively to overthrow existing systems and structures which do not support their business vision.