My Technological Stubbornness

For someone who considers himself a rather savvy bleeding-edge type I have a track record for being slow to adopt certain technologies. Case in point, the Kindle. Until about a week and a half ago I was not a Kindle owner. This should have been a no-brainer. I enjoy...

Friday Philanthropy: Chicago Dance Marathon

I think many young professionals are intimidated by the term philanthropy. For me it traditionally conjured images of Rockefellers and Carnegies and 7-figure-plus donations; thats not the game I play. The word philanthropy comes from two Greek words meaning...

Career Success While Still Having a Life

Pursuing a career doesn’t mean having to choose your job over your life. If you know how to strike a balance between work and your personal life, then you won’t have to pick one over the other. To be your best in both, however, it’s advisable to develop a system that...

Why I Wish I Could Love Apple

Apple has been a bastion of innovation, if not always commercial success (reference Lisa), for years. The renaissance they have enjoyed under the second coming of Steve Jobs is undeniable. They make sexy products that work – and not just work, but work...