In the beginning it was the button. Then came the zipper. And then came velcro. How? The ubiquitous “touch fastener” was invented about 40 years ago by a Swiss engineer named George
I attended a virtual panel presentation recently in Minneapolis about women in sports, which highlighted the important benefits of participation.
One of the panelists cited a study that discovered
A newlywed young man was sitting on the porch on a humid day, sipping iced tea with his father. As he talked about adult life, marriage, responsibilities and obligations, the father thoughtfully
One of the reasons we admire people who take risks is that most of us are scared stiff at the prospect of taking risks ourselves. “I could never do something like that,” we say. The “something”
Many people have lost their jobs during this pandemic through no fault of their own.
For my book, “We Got Fired! … And It’s the Best Thing That Ever Happened to Us,” I interviewed
A friend was flying from San Francisco to Los Angeles. After a 45-minute delay in taking off, they then had to make an unexpected stop in Sacramento. The flight attendant announced there would
“Pushing the envelope” is a phrase that originated with American test pilots such as Chuck Yaeger and John Glenn in the 1950s. Each aircraft they flew was said to have an “envelope” of
“I’m starving, and it’s Dave’s fault,” a manager complained to his assistant.
“What did Dave do now?” the assistant asked.
“I asked him to pick up a sandwich for me before he returned
In the Upper Midwest, a sure sign of spring and fall is when geese fly overhead, often honking loudly. I recently discovered the reason.
Turns out that Professor Margaret Kuhn’s research revealed
Harvard Business School surveyed 600 CEOs recently and asked them what keeps them awake at night during this global pandemic. The results found that almost every aspect of doing business must be