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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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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).

Thoughts On Finishing My First Novel | Ryan Derousseau

California's multi-million dollar online education flop is another blow for MOOCs

hechingerreport.org — "Reinvent." That was the giddy catchword of a plan by the University of California to create an all-digital "campus" that would revolutionize higher education by providing courses online for students shut out of the system's brick-and-mortar classrooms at a time of high demand but falling budgets.
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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

Jul 06, 2015

RT @LiliaJolibois: Intriguing questions and approach from Insead's @gpetriglieri on values and value in business. lnkd.in/ebJFBNd

Jul 01, 2015

If only we could all have such a #retirement plan. Happy Bobby Bonilla Mets pay day cbsprt.co/1NvZnVJ

Jun 30, 2015

Inflation has diminished those eligible to collect for years. 5M workers could get overtime boost usat.ly/1LSl7uy

Jun 23, 2015

RT @moorehn: This dude is getting $1.8 million in severance for a job he never did! bigstory.ap.org/article/b5b527…

Jun 22, 2015

RT @kayelbee: this from @taliagoldstein is amazing: Startup founder: Why I hid my pregnancy while fundraising @FortuneMagazine for.tn/1RpoH0H

Jun 22, 2015

RT @geoffcolvin: . @LilyBClausen breaks down six valuable and creative methods to use when solving problems. stanford.io/1dIj6WS via @StanfordBiz

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