Dan Pink is a master of creative swiping, which is MBA-speak for “he steals other peoples’ ideas.” Which isn’t to say he’s not a clever chap. And we certainly guys like him, crafty writers who aren’t put off by research, who weave the latest ideas into pithy, punchy, compelling narratives. Certainly, for every articulate Dan [...]
A documentary on living happily recently aired on PBS. A lot of the clips from the show (called This Emotional Life) are available on YouTube (here). Here’s an interesting one on intimacy: This particular insight (from Elizabeth Gilbert) was interesting to me partly because I’m reading her book Eat, Pray, Love at the moment. The [...]
** Spoiler Alert: This post is better read after you’ve watched the movie, preferably right after. ** Yesterday I watched the movie Julie and Julia. (It’s Christmas holidays, don’t judge.) And it was recommended by my friend the diplomat, so I was watching it for Queen and country. For the most part it is a [...]
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