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The New Business Casual

The New Business Casual

Today I read that a Japanese apparel company has created the "Pajama Suit." It's a pajama collection that looks like a business suit from the waist up. It comes in men's and women's versions.  The cost is $50 (or 4,999 yen). They only ship in Japan at this point,...

Unrelenting Joy

Unrelenting Joy

I spend a lot of time in my office in November/December. That's good for you because it means I get more writing done. But I confess, it's not that I'm somehow more dedicated during those months. It's because I don't have access to the TV.  You see, this is...

ToFurkey & Other Lies

ToFurkey & Other Lies

Thanksgiving is upon us. It's time for overeating, bad football, and endless Black Friday ads. And it's time for vegans and vegetarians to try to convince me that ToFurkey tastes like real turkey. It doesn't.  I'm not a fan of plant-based burgers either. And while I...

The Doors That Shant Be Opened

The Doors That Shant Be Opened

Yesterday, my dog jumped on my lap to deliver urgent news. I was sitting in a recliner and my glasses fell off the top of my head and behind the chair. (An important detail that would necessitate ominous music if this was a British crime drama.)  Gizmo's urgent...

Help Me Get Banned

Help Me Get Banned

This may come as a surprise, but writing books has NOT made me a billionaire. It hasn't made me a millionaire. It hasn't even made me a thousandaire. However, I have been able to keep my dog in a steady supply of rawhide bones, so he thanks you.  So, I've been...

Thoughts on Thought Leaders

Thoughts on Thought Leaders

In my email today was a message from LinkedIn. The subject read: "Jeff, read the top 12 thought leader posts of the past year." I was intrigued. Not by the posts themselves, but by the thought of thought leaders. "Thought Leader" is one of those business buzzwords...