tech

Three Generations, Two Long Weeks and One Tech Chasm: Why Only Millennials Can Bridge the Widest of Digital Divides

Grandparents aren’t keen on how much time their grandchildren spend on phones. That’s my observation from the two week holiday hiatus. What counts as acceptable screen time between Boomers and Gen Z’ers is vastly different. This Christmas, I got to see that first hand and, more importantly, start to really understand why it matters. You see… Continue reading Three Generations, Two Long Weeks and One Tech Chasm: Why Only Millennials Can Bridge the Widest of Digital Divides

NYC, workplace

A Story About Slowing Down: My Subway Incident, a Lucky Escape and 10 Minutes Lost

Last week I had a subway incident. It was embarrassing, dangerous and entirely unnecessary. In hindsight I still feel like an idiot, but mostly I feel very very lucky. A few seconds or centimeters either way and, well you'll see. I'll tell you how events unfolded, and then can only hope you agree with me… Continue reading A Story About Slowing Down: My Subway Incident, a Lucky Escape and 10 Minutes Lost

Start-ups, workplace

NYC Start-up The Wing Touts the Absence of Men as a Positive. Do Women Really Need a Space of their Own to Flourish?

I’ve been following the rise of women-only co-working spaces with interest for a while. However, WeWork’s latest investment, instagram-worthy The Wing, has a touch of glamour to it that makes it stand out. For better and for worse. Its glamorous co-founders are inspiring and articulate, and there’s a carefully positioned link to the late 19th/early… Continue reading NYC Start-up The Wing Touts the Absence of Men as a Positive. Do Women Really Need a Space of their Own to Flourish?

Marketing, Start-ups

Niche Yourself: On Brands, Barnes and Noble and Finding your Gravy

Do one thing every day that scares you, they say. Yesterday, I chose to have vegetarian chilli at the bar, and yet... I’m not a vegetarian. Scary right? I used to wonder why it’s just the one thing that scares you, not 10?  But now I know it's because 10 things would be ridiculous. Not ridiculous… Continue reading Niche Yourself: On Brands, Barnes and Noble and Finding your Gravy