On being Out of Office

Once upon a time, I dreamed about being “in touch” at whatever time, wherever (and whenever I was.) And then it happened – and things were sort of simultaneously wonderful and horrible. You know the feeling – you worry that things will happen when you are not available, and that an important decision would need to be…

Vacation is for catching soap bubbles

Time to Unplug The best thing to do on vacation is – well, anything that you can’t do online – and you should take the time to unplug and recharge. Getting off of your normal routine can help you recognize the parts of that routine that you should keep (and perhaps the parts that you…

What did you learn on your summer vacation?

Matt Heinz wrote a great piece this week on staying “vacation fresh.”  I love this idea, both because I returned from vacation this week and because I think Matt is always good at documenting important moments in time and extracting value and practice from those moments.  The idea behind staying “vacation fresh” is to learn…