Category Archives: Personal

Get More out of Your Next Conference Call

weights

You spend a lot of time in your office. And, what do you do with it? Sure, you work like a dog, but there might be one more way you could multitask. Last week, I ordered a small set of handweights and had them shipped to my office. Now, when I’m reviewing a document or sitting on a conference call, I can get in shape at the same time. I’ve done it more than a few times now and have realized that just having the weights around makes me more inclined to use them.

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My New Thing: Hoboken Dads

I just joined a fantastic new group called Hoboken Dads, which is pretty much what you think it is. It’s a great group meeting a very clear need in Hoboken, and the first event (a happy hour for dads) was nothing short of fantastic. So, I hope a few of my fellow dads in Hoboken sees this post and gets involved. By the way, I’ve signed on as the web editor, so I’ll be leaving some fingerprints in cyberspace again, after having been under the radar for a while.

The next Hoboken Dads event is coming up on February 9, an open gym afternoon at the Hoboken Boys and Girls Club, with two more to follow on March 9 and March 23.

I Write Like …

I Write Like by Mémoires, Mac journal software. Analyze your writing!

Okay, these games can be fun. To see who I write like, I took the first three paragraphs of “Pre-nuptial last rites get fun, expensive,” which I wrote for Gadling, and fed it into the “I Write Like” tool. The results? Well, I apparently write like David Foster Wallace, but only when it comes to strippers at bachelor parties.