Corporate America Update: Cubicle Decorations

When I am at work, I do not like being reminded that I have a life outside of it. This is for a few reasons. The first is that I don't actually *have* a life outside of work, and dwelling on that fact brings me a level of sadness that can only otherwise be achieved … Continue reading Corporate America Update: Cubicle Decorations

Corporate America Update: The Business Lunch

Food and alcohol are intensely woven into the fabric of corporate American society. In its simplest form, a business is just a group of likeminded (unevenly paid) people working together to solve problems. Or sometimes to sell detergent. In such an environment that relies so heavily on social interaction, it should not be surprising that … Continue reading Corporate America Update: The Business Lunch

Corporate America Update: Circling Back

I have received consistent feedback over the years that having conversations with me can be particularly obnoxious, as I am not an overwhelmingly open person. In fact, entire conversations can pass without me having offered a single meaningful contribution to the dialogue. It's honestly become something of a self-imposed challenge to get in and out … Continue reading Corporate America Update: Circling Back