Status Check

Status Check

***Another guest post from Meghann Bedell, our Gen Y Compensation Geek*** Did you think that you finally made it when you got your first salaried position? That’s how I felt too before I became “exempt,” too. I quickly realized that the change was minimal. For...
Anchorman 2 – The Shark Don’t Lie

Anchorman 2 – The Shark Don’t Lie

Will Ferrell is comedic genius, but he’s officially on my poop list. You see, Will Ferrell is guilty of pulling a “Sandler,” i.e., he took a dive, called it a movie, and played us all for fools. It hit me like a bad hangover the morning after...
Losing Hurts (times 2)

Losing Hurts (times 2)

Losing hurts. Not only does it hurt us to lose, but apparently it hits us with twice the weight as would a victory! It’s true, did you know that? In 2002, Dr. Daniel Kahneman (a psychologist by trade) won the Nobel Prize in Economics for a study on judgment and...

We Can’t Help Being Us…

“Survivor” starts it’s 2,000th season this Wednesday, February 13th. My wife and I have watched almost every episode of every season, starting with the inaugural contest in Borneo…Sonja Christopher is tagged with being the first ever tribe...

There are Two Kinds of People…

People. They’re the worst. One of the great lines (in a series of great lines) uttered by Bill Murray in “What About Bob?” as he is baring his soul to Dr. Leo Marvin (Richard Dreyfuss) while explaining why he was divorced from his wife: “There...