I have begun setting my passwords using motivational phrases so every time I log into my computer, it acts as a technological mantra.
Several years ago, The New York Times ran a column by Amy Sutherland, who’d learned the reward system of animal trainers and put it to work on her husband. She praised him for putting his clothes in the hamper, for example, and ignored… Read More ›
I launched this blog Jan. 1, 2009 in what I might describe in retrospect as pre-midlife crisis. I’d spent five years in Michigan’s evening MBA program, focused on graduating and getting a new job in New York. Then having made… Read More ›
Tracey Ryder and Carole Topalian didn’t set out to launch a national chain of popular locavore magazines. In fact, even as they began to think they were on to something, multiple people told Ryder and Topalian launching print publications in… Read More ›
A recent Harvard Business Review suggested the best way to achieve your goals is to not demand too much of yourself. That’s not to say set your goals low — but if you want to reach a goal, don’t make… Read More ›