Making Changes: Tiny Habits For A New Life

Stanford professor BJ Fogg thinks you can change your life by investing just 3 minutes a day for 5 days. Wow! Part research project, part social entrepreneurship, Dr. Fogg’s 3 Tiny Habits free mini-course has a lot to teach about behavior and how to make things stick. We’ve all heard the saying, “You can climb…
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Giving Tuesday

This Thursday, Give Thanks. Next Tuesday, Give Back. “We have a day for giving thanks. We have three for getting deals. Wouldn’t it be great to have a day for giving back?” That’s the simple, beautiful premise behind GIVING TUESDAY – a new holiday tradition that’s sweeping across the nation and blogosphere. The folks behind…
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Hurricanes And Heroism

I was in New York City for a conference the last weekend of October. I took the subway from Manhattan to Brooklyn on Friday, and dined in Manhattan’s Seaport district on Saturday evening. I left early the next morning, sad to miss the last day of my meeting, but warned of impending flight cancellations. Two…
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Malala And The Girl Effect

My just-turned-five year old son Grant loves preschool. Friends, books and the playground delight. Art projects are amazing creations of random feathers, macaroni, dried leaves, and thick paint topped with a sprinkle of glitter. He proudly draws a G, but struggles the other letters in his name. He’ll get there soon enough, I know. Grant…
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