I spent the first part of this week at the MAKERS conference in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA. The conference, which arose out of a documentary project telling the stories of trailblazing women, offered a good excuse to get out of snowy Philadelphia and into a lovely resort on the Pacific Ocean.
It was also one of the most star-studded, yet intimate conferences I hav… read more »
Hello all – I’m doing a post for Fast Company on how to make good use of your interns. I’d love examples of creative use of interns beyond filing, or if you (or your kids) recently had a great internship experience spending your/their days doing interesting things, I’d love to hear about it. As always, you can email me at lvanderkam at… read more »
I’ve been watching a lot of Olympics coverage. I also recently reread A Sense of Where You Are, John McPhee’s profile of Bill Bradley when he was at Princeton (with a brief look at his 1964 Olympic stint, too).
All this has me thinking about training. Describing Bradley practicing alone, McPhee wrote, “he moves systematically from one place to another… read more »
Women are earning more degrees than men. While the top ranks of companies are still predominantly male, more women are advancing into leadership roles. This eventually starts to affect the composition of families and their economics. Consequently, lots of people have been pontificating lately about women who earn more than their partners. How do people… read more »
I’ve been logging my time again. As I tell people who keep time logs for me, I learn something new every time I do this. Or at least I’m reminded of things I knew, but forgot. That makes it worth doing from time to time, even if it takes some effort.
This particular time log has corresponded with some major television events. I don’t really watch that much TV (… read more »