Tag: work

What happened to the good old fashioned sick day?

In the entire history of the world, there has never been a better era than right now to take a sick day. And yet here we are totally wasting it. The situation has become so bad that I’ve started to see articles titled, “Are sick days a thing of the past?” A thing of the past? The sick day... Read more »

Can we meet at a halfway (exclamation) point

I’ve lived in New York City and Chicago. Whenever I’m asked to compare the two, I usually wind up saying something like, “Well, New York is a lot bigger, but Chicago still feels like the Midwest, you know?” Which is vague, but it always receives a couple of head nods and seems to make sense.... Read more »