The baseball world was abuzz with the retirement news of Adam LaRoche, and then the follow-up news on why he retired. The thought pieces are being written and writers are weighing in on family in the workplace, priorities, and even the salary cap implications of the decision. One thing I have not seen, however, is… Continue reading Quick thoughts on Kenny Williams, Adam LaRoche, and dealing with players
With the NBC (in the States) hype leading up to the match, I think a casual or first-time soccer fans would have expected a different match than the one we got on Saturday. Instead, we saw a traditional Spurs/Arsenal match, where no lead is safe, the passions are high, and the performances overall are a… Continue reading Quick Thoughts on the North London Derby between Arsenal and Spurs
This morning I sat down to finish writing a draft of an article that I am submitting to a publication this week. I have spent weeks on it, but it was only in the past week that it began to take shape. As I hit save and pulled my hands back from the keyboard, I… Continue reading How to Break Into Writing – A Quick Tip from a Fellow Rookie
Much ink will be spilled in the coming days on the life and legacy of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. The man's legacy, for better or for worse, will reverberate throughout American history for years to come. But instead of writing about his written decision on this topic or his impact on the Court, I… Continue reading A Different View on the Passing of Antonin Scalia
The comparison of running for president to a job interview is a poor one; after all, usually you are not facing millions of bosses when you submit a resume. However, after watching many debates and reading pages of analysis after them, I always find it interesting that the most basic and cliched interview questions are… Continue reading Quick Thought – Interview Questions for Presidential Candidates
The scuttlebutt from the world of soccer is that Jose Mourinho, superstar manager and massive egotist, is working hard to land his dream job of managing Manchester United. Now the Red Devils already have a manager but, in an era when the manager of the Champions League favorite announces next year he is taking over… Continue reading Would You Hire Jose Mourinho, Job Applicant?