40 years ago this week, Bruce Springsteen dropped his second album, The Wild, The Innocent, and The E Street Shuffle, a personal favorite of mine.
The record would go on to become one of Rolling Stone‘s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time and help establish the career of a first ballot Rock and Roll Hall of Famer.
But nobody knew that 40 years ago. Continue reading
Evans High School. 3rd Period. Mrs. Chomskis’ Class. A girl named Erin ran in to tell the news.
“Turn the tv on! A plane just hit one of the Twin Towers.”
Everyone remembers where they were on September 11, 2001 when they heard the news.
Well, not everyone anymore. Continue reading
Everything I’ve learned about leadership I learned from The O.C.
Maybe that’s a stretch. But as the landmark soap marked it’s tenth anniversary this past week (and retrospective articles like this one from Grantland were all over the place) I started thinking about why I have such a soft spot for this bubblegum show.
I realized none of the articles I found on the internet really got to the heart of why I loved The O.C. – the heart of it all. Continue reading