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Long Island City, NY
Freelance Journalist
As seen in:  CNN, Time Magazine, Fortune

Freelance writer/editor/journalist. Feed is part opinion on investing, wages, employment and part unqualified bias in bball, fball and soccer. Formerly @Money

Power Sheet - August 3, 2015

fortune.com — Welcome to Power Sheet No. 1! We're launching our daily take on leaders and leadership-winners, losers, disrupters, game changers, and what we can learn from them, plus wisdom on developing leadership in yourself and others, the latest chronicling of who's up and who's down, and what it means.

A company in crisis is an opportunity for change

fortune.com — Other than hints provided by quarterly results or tidbits whispered by employees, it's rare to get a glimpse into a broken company culture. But when Zara's former general counsel in the United States and Canada filed a discrimination suit against top executives in the U.S., we got a snapshot of possible dysfunction at the fashion retailer.

When two jobs become one: How to deal with a double workload

fortune.com — There's a fine line between a busy day and feeling overwhelmed. Lately though, many of us think our workloads have taken an even bigger leap. As our work hours stretch longer-up 4% from a regular day just four years ago-more than half of us now say our jobs have become too busy, according to a recent Staples survey of U.S.
Jul 06, 2015

Two jobs, one paycheck. Manage this tricky situation so you're not working doubletime for long: fortune.com/2015/07/06/two… #careers

Texas Rain and Data. Ready Your Umbrella? | Ryan Derousseau

ryanderousseau.com — Although I live in New York now, much of my life, particularly my secondary school and college years, I lived in Texas. It's the state I identify with and where my parents, brothers and sister live. This year, when I would speak with my family, what inevitably came up was the bad weather.
Jun 18, 2015

"In between that 90% chance of a win and 10% chance of a loss is where real life happens." ryanderousseau.com/texas-rain-bad…

As adjuncts unionize for better wages and benefits, some college costs could rise

hechingerreport.org — Tufts University's part-time instructors in the School of Arts and Sciences were fed up. They hadn't had a raise in five years - the only faculty at Tufts without a cost-of-living increase since the financial crisis - despite teaching more than a third of all undergraduate classes.
Jun 16, 2015

RT @hechingerreport: As adjuncts unionize, instruction may improve. But will costs go up? by @RyanDerous ow.ly/OoKUi #highered #unions

Tapping brainwaves to measure business sense

fortune.com — Empathy is not an emotion that's often discussed in business school textbooks. But neuroscientist Chris Berka believes that, properly measured, it can make a management team far better and much more creative. Berka came up with this conclusion after monitoring a group of MBA students as they worked on a case study at the ESADE business school in Barcelona, Spain.
Jun 12, 2015

Next vetting test to pick new CEOs: brainwaves. fortune.com/2015/06/12/bra… But it matters how you define that leader

Twitter's Strategy Remains Unclear

time.com — Investors initially applauded the news that embattled Twitter CEO Dick Costolo would be stepping down. It was, after all, under Costolo's watch when this social media icon's once-enviable growth began to slow, raising doubts whether Twitter TWITTER INC. TWTR 5.69% would ever follow in the footsteps of Facebook FACEBOOK INC.

More work, less pay and three other reasons to turn down a promotion

fortune.com — Career coach Ashley Stahl guides millennials through tricky professional situations to help them land promotions. But one of her clients recently asked a question she doesn't often get: How do you turn a promotion down? As an entry-level manager at an advertising firm, the client received a base pay of $40,000 a year, plus overtime.
Jun 04, 2015

"Not all promotions are created equal." 4 times you might want to pass on that promotion: fortune.com/2015/06/04/pro…

As Corporate Earnings Shrink, Here's Where to Look for Profits

time.com — Though the economy is growing and the stock market remains near record highs, one key fundamental indicator has taken a sharp turn for the worse. Corporate earnings, which helped propel this six-year-old bull market, actually shrank in the first quarter.
May 27, 2015

How to find profits even when corporate earnings are sinking money.us/1AwIVmM via @MONEY

Jun 02, 2015

Finding pockets of growth as profits shrink. Not easy for the next couple of quarters: time.com/money/3859333/…

Trading Stocks With the Flick of a Wrist

ozy.com — The mere thought of buying the Next Big Tech Stock from the convenience of a smartwatch would be enough to titillate some investors. But not Ed Martin. The high school teacher from Columbia, South Carolina, places up to 80 trades a month online but already finds it tough enough to access certain details on hissmartphone - like graphs that highlight a stock's "depth" (the difference between buy and sell orders).
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Aug 04, 2015

"What business are you in?" That question may be tougher to answer than ever before: fortune.com/newsletter/pow… #leadership

Aug 03, 2015

Using intuition over deliberation has some scientific support during decision making fastcompany.com/3049248/the-fu… #leadership

Jul 29, 2015

The rise of the gig economy is a myth slate.com/blogs/moneybox… Freelancing shouldn't be billed as a magical solution (& I love freelancing)

Jul 23, 2015

You need the top brass also committing to the time off policy for this to work. #leadership #vacation twitter.com/EntryLevelRebe…

Jul 23, 2015

Humans are underrated. @Geoffcolvin makes for a case we often forget! for.tn/1MFT8yq

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