Perhaps you're familiar with the math problem that asks whether you'd have more money at the end of one month if you received $3 million on the first day or got a penny on day one and the amount doubled each day thereafter.
Updated: June 13, 2010, - 03:57 PM
Codfish are a delectable treat in America's Northeast. But when attempts were made to ship them fresh to distant markets, the cod didn't taste the same.
Updated: June 06, 2010, - 03:40 PM
In a recent column, I wrote about managing your boss. The feedback I received was that bosses need plenty of managing, and readers weren't skimping with their advice.
Updated: May 30, 2010, - 04:03 PM
For some, Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer, a long holiday weekend to head to the beach or fire up the barbeque. I sincerely hope that Americans attach a deeper meaning to this holiday.
Updated: May 23, 2010, - 03:35 PM
When I scrolled through the unemployment data recently, one number stood out head and shoulders above the rest. More than a quarter of our young people are out of work.
Updated: May 16, 2010, - 03:39 PM
A college education is valuable, and I salute all the graduates who are heading out into the wonderful world of work. A degree is an important step toward career achievement.
Updated: May 10, 2010, - 07:32 AM
The African impala can jump to a height of more than 10 feet and a distance of greater than 30 feet. It's a remarkable feat to observe -- so effortless and graceful, a real defense mechanism necessary on the predator-filled savanna.
Updated: May 02, 2010, - 05:05 PM
Rejection is a part of life. You can't avoid it, whether you're a salesperson with a tough quota or a shy nerd hoping for a date with a supermodel. But you can't let the fear of rejection paralyze you from the start or you'll never get any sales -- or any dates.
Updated: April 25, 2010, - 05:52 PM
In big-ticket professions like acting and athletics, life has gotten tougher. The roar of the crowd may still be reverberating and even that won't save you from obsolescence in your present job.
Updated: April 18, 2010, - 08:48 PM