How to Mitigate Disappointment

Recently, I had an (organic) experience that perfectly clarified to me why disappointment makes you feel bad, and what you can do to mitigate that bad feeling. Here’s what happened: I have been desperate for lazer eye surgery for years. In recent months, though, this desperation has grown to fever pitch as I finally neared […]

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Why I’m Now Writing More About Travel

  If you need to know anything about my history as a blogger, it’s this: I started as a travel blogger in 2006. A somewhat successful one, at that. Travel blogging is the art of moving, moving, moving, and sharing the absurdities that occur along the way. Travel blogging also includes useful information for readers, […]

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When I Find Time to Listen to Audiobooks

  Following my recent post on how audiobooks are changing my reading life, I received a few questions about when I find time to listen to audiobooks. As my best friend simply wrote: when do you listen to these? i can’t think of anytime except exercise when i wouldn’t just whip out a book/kindle instead? […]

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Recommended Hotels

The following hotels  are either a) places that have come recommended to me in which I have not yet stayed, or b) places I am fond of. So, take my word for it. Or take someone else’s.   New York City The Surrey The Hudson Hotel  (I stayed there for the US Open last year. […]

The Best WordPress Plugins

  I’ve talked before about why WordPress is the hands-down best blogging platform around these days, and I’m sure I’ll talk about it again. Once you have a blog set up, though, the next most important thing is to have the right plug-ins. [Don’t yet have your blog set up? See my recent post pointing […]

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How to Set Up a Blog

I love to talk blogging, and enjoy sharing why I firmly believe that most entrepreneurs and business folk can benefit from blogging. To get a blog going, though, you do need to set it up. In this post I want to point you to some of my resources detailing exactly how to go about setting up […]

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