I knew as soon as it happened. The popping sound. The inability to walk right after. The immediate pain that followed. I tore my right ACL. How was I so sure? Because I tore my left ACL (and meniscus) exactly 4 years earlier and had ACL reconstruction surgery in November 2013. I […]
So, it’s been awhile since I last wrote and this post is to kinda correlate with this delay in writing. My topic of discussion is simple: Drive. Why are some people more driven than others? What drives people to move forward? I pose this question after a close friend has been working on her […]
As an HR professional, I consistently interview and try to recruit candidates based upon their ability and willingness to be able to join my office’s “team”. I rarely use words like “office” to describe everyone working in our office, but replace it with “team”. Why? Simple. Because at the end of the day, one spends more […]
Erin Andrews and the $55 Million Civil Lawsuit Recently, Sportscaster Erin Andrews was awarded a large $55 M civil lawsuit settlement regarding a stalker she had who videotape her naked without her consent while in the privacy of a Nashville, TN hotel room she was staying in. In 2008, Michael David Barrett, her stalker, went […]
Blizzard 2016 (Jonas) Like many East Coasters, yesterday marked a record breaking snow day. Having lived in the suburbs of NYC for most of my life, it was always known that NYC rarely received the same amount of snow accumulations that we did further north. It wasn’t until yesterday where NYC received the second […]
It’s funny how topics of conversation can spur up all at the same time. Just recently I came into a conversation with two separate individuals revolving around the general concept of nature vs. nurture and bringing forth the topic of free will. Nature vs. Nurture I’m fully aware of the amount of studies that have been […]
When you truly analyze this question of imposing a numeric “grade” to your expectations in your life and whether or not you’re truly fulfilled, you should start to realize just how wrong it is. Simply put, a numeric grading scale with a maximum score of 100 is just reflective of our conditioning of a regimented schedule that was imposed on us when we first walked into our first day of Kindergarten.