In Search of a “Side Hustle”! 

As the figurative fireworks explode to celebrate the Stock Market’s meteoric rise to 23,000 pts (they say “points,” not “dollars,” because they don’t want us to think it’s about money), many of us looking up can only watch as the embers fall and fizzle. The hype and glare of this mythical milestone of prosperity hide […]

What’s Your “Why”? 

Why? It’s a simple enough question, but often the hardest to answer and understand. For example, when a child asks, “why is the sky blue?”, there’s a scientific answer they’re likely to not understand. But they’ll look at you, maybe give a little nod of their tiny head, and say, “oh”, and move on. Change […]

Comfortably Miserable 

“Comfortably Miserable” I was surprised I had never heard this term before. It came up in a conversation as I was sitting on the deck of a vacation home overlooking the ocean on a late summer evening. I’ve always enjoyed the beach communities in southern New Jersey (no, not that “Jersey Shore”), but for some […]

College Presidents: Americans Wrong; Only Care About Jobs! 

Hmmm….. It appears Americans don’t know what college is for. At least that’s what a majority of college presidents believe, according to a recent Gallup survey analyzed by Forbes contributor, Ames Brown.* Brown said that American Council on Education’s Terry W. Hartle, a senior vice president for government and public affairs, was quoted as saying ‘College presidents […]