New Law Coming Soon

New Law Coming Soon

“So, [candidate-person], how much do you currently make?”  How is it that something so obviously inappropriate to ask in any social or professional setting is one of the boilerplate questions asked of every job candidate? “What do you currently...
Happiness Means Letting Go

Happiness Means Letting Go

“All in.”         “What? You haven’t even looked at your cards!” “Don’t care, man…I’m tired, need to go home…all in.” This is not an atypical midnight conversation at Duffy’s Double Down Emporium...

If This Is a Marriage, Where’s The Cake?

“Merger of equals” is a nice phrase….brings to mind harmony, togetherness, compatibility, and a common concern for the well-being of one another. It’s also, for the most part, a total fabrication. If you’ve been through a merger, you already...
Bad Beats

Bad Beats

I love me some poker. Not enough to make a living at it, but enough to keep ponying up to the table for a game. Such a great game, with so many great parallels to human behavior. Anyone who’s played poker for any extended length of time is familiar with the term...