Archive for November, 2010

November 28th, 2010 - 8:00 am § in Running Through My Mind

The Young Professional, Time Off and the Blackberry

Taking time off can often feel like a serious professional risk. Americans are really bad at taking vacation days. A poll by Reuters/Ipsos shows that only 57 percent of Americans take all of their allotted vacation time, which ranks the U.S. toward the bottom of the poll. The study doesn’t sho[...]

November 21st, 2010 - 1:42 pm § in Exercise, Running Through My Mind

Exercise’s Career Benefits

I write a lot about exercise and staying healthy, while also focusing on career learnings. So I thought it would be interesting to see if there was a correlation between exercise and career growth. Exercise provides the benefits of mental and physical health, and morning exercise gives workers an ed[...]

November 17th, 2010 - 4:00 pm § in obesity, Running Through My Mind


Last night on Glee, Sue Sylvester rose to the ultimate power—principal. When her initial plan to seize power failed (firing Beiste) she looked outside her office and saw massively obese children and decided to ban tater-tots from the school and advocate healthy eating. I truly believe that Ms. Syl[...]