Archive for August 2015

Are you living a single-spaced life?

I remember the assignment like it was yesterday – a one-page paper for my Comparative Lit professor during my second year at Cornell. “And that one-page limit is FIRM, class. Don’t test me.” After reading, and researching, and note-taking my way through the project in a Diet Snapple-fueled frenzy (this was the 1990’s in New York – Diet Snapple…

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Ready to be an entrepreneur? Try this first.

Earlier this week I found myself 20 feet in the air, strapped into a harness, perched on the edge of an 18″ square of wooden planks. Several yards ahead of me loomed an identical square upon which I was to find my footing next. But between me and that next wooden square? Nothing but a view of the earth below.…

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