Make the Weekend Last All Week (Find empathy or the why in your work)

Not long ago I was talking with a recently retired client who said that the best thing about retirement was not having weekends. I must have looked puzzled, because he then explained that all the years of his working life had been based on one major distinction: that between the “workweek” and the “weekend.” Monday …

The greatness of New York: Stories from the Subway, my Grandmother and my Mother.

I’m on the 6 train right now and sitting across from me are three South American women chattering it up like wild in Spanish.  I don’t know if they are Mexican, Guatemalan or Costa Rica but I know them are immigrants.  These women are on their way to work and living the traditional American Dream.  …