On our way home from school, a stream of neighborhood children cross at an intersection where a woman with a rich Latin-American accent greets every child by name as she helps them across the street every day. Dulce’s our crosswalk lady.Read More »
My wife just gave birth to our second son at home (on purpose).
And five days later, our pediatrician pushed us into the ER because our baby had a low temperature.
We thought he was just jaundiced (something a lot of newborns get but can be easily treated with special lights). But we weren’t prepared for what happened next.Read More »
Pizza is life.
I crave it, dream about it, long for it.Read More »
At the core of every business isn’t money. It’s relationships.
Now, I don’t mean that you need to go on a business retreat and hold hands with your coworkers as you dance around a campfire singing Kumbaya. But we can be practicing ways of relating to others that build mutual respect, trust, and maybe even some love.Read More »
NYC is notorious for being competitive…for everything—even preschool.
That’s right, we aren’t talking about college, Ivy League, Harvard…Nah. I’m talking about the institution where your kids go to play with blocks, take naps, and get milk and cookies.
Most people think I’m white. But I don’t look white.
Going to the grocery store for organic cucumbers should be boring.
But this time was different.
Dear St. Louis,
You say such mean things about yourself. It almost sounds like you hate yourself.
Let’s talk about that, shall we?
I’ve always believed it pays to be honest. Even when it’s scary.
I was working at my first full-time job at a bank doing data entry, and my coworker made a mistake that got sent to the COO of the bank.
When I started my data entry job in 2004, I would have never known that it would have helped me in starting businesses.
But it did.