First Law of Motion

First Law of Motion It is simple physics:  a body at rest tends to stay at rest, and a body in motion tends to stay in motion unless acted upon. I’m paraphrasing…

The ‘New Normal:’ The Great Financial Enlightenment?

The ‘New Normal:’ The Great Financial Enlightenment? The term ‘enlightenment’ refers to the belief that we are leaving behind the dark ignorance and blind belief that characterized the past. We can liken…

What Does it Take to Lead Today?

What Does it Take to Lead Today? by Allison Darling The answer to this question is not much different than it was at the turn of either of the past two centuries.…

Time Management

Fishermen are known for their superstitions and lobster fishermen are no different from the rest. Maine lobster fishing superstitions differ from harbor to harbor but when I researched them for my book I…

Planning … It’s as Simple as A-B-See

Planning … It’s as Simple as A-B-See Plan A: This is where you stop to create the timeline for working on the work of your work! Of all the time management principles…

Career Survival Kit

Career Survival Kit I was recently reminded of the old Chinese proverb:  “May you live in interesting times.”. There is little doubt these are “interesting times.” Those of us currently employed likely…

Ambrose Hotel

Going Green: Ambrose Hotel Santa Monica Nestled away in a breathtaking California neighborhood lies the Ambrose Hotel, a luxury lover’s dream come true. Known for its combination of serene surroundings and artistic…