love and relationships Tag

This post was adapted from a @radreadsco Instagram story. If the old adage "paying rent is like burning money" is true, then our family has (and will) continue to burn it for many years to come. Two years before I left Wall Street, I made the...

Lisa and I let out a collective sigh on Wednesday evening as we landed in LAX. After six weeks of packing up six years of Brooklyn-living, this next chapter had finally arrived. (Well, sort of - we're still living out of suitcases as we sort...

TIL that Gen Z and millennials are into polyamory - it was 2017's fourth most searched relationship term. Kids these days. Maybe it’s “just a phase.” Maybe it’s the flicker of cultural change, driven by a generation’s willingness to push back on  longstanding institutions and question...

In 2007, as a newly minted Vice President at Blackrock I bought a "junior 1 BR" (aka studio) in the East Village. A friend, in a similar situation bought his first place too in Williamsburg. It was a dizzying time in New York. The finance...

[su_dropcap style="simple" size="4"]L[/su_dropcap]indsay Beck was an outdoorsy 22 year old who had just run a marathon when she was diagnosed with tongue cancer. The typical procedure: removing your tongue and communicating via whiteboard for the rest of your life. But at 22? With a life...

My wife Lisa is out of town this weekend, leaving me with both kids for four nights. I consulted the dad playbook which reads: "To avoid a crisis, fly your mom out ASAP." Now I pride myself on being an involved dad, whose ninja moves include defusing a public...

Management gurus love the phrase "feedback is a gift." After all, when we take critical feedback from others we improve, develop new skills, and learn about our blindspots. But something about that aphorism rings hollow. We know about this gift, yet approach feedback conversations with anxiety. Once...

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