Why networking is bullshit (sometimes)

If you’re the type to dread the thought of going up to someone and strike up conversation, you’re probably also the type to hate networking. It’s because you want to look beyond the sterile “give and take” archetypal relationship that tends to form when people think about networking. You’re probably the type who likes building […]

Friend & Foe: a book review

I’m always looking for ways to improve myself. So imagine when this Advance Reader Copy of Friend & Foe: When to Cooperate, When to Compete, and How to Succeed at Both, popped up at my cubicle at work; after receiving package after package of young adult fiction from the Young to Publishing Group, I finally, […]

New Year’s Resolution: Broaden Skillset

With New Year’s resolutions being made once a year, it seems like a pretty tall order to fulfill everything within a year, especially if your resolutions are more quantitative (i.e., reading x number of books and going on y number of trips). I usually try to avoid tacking on a number to resolutions and leave […]