The European Model of Work-Life Balance

I want to cap off my month-long series about jobs and careers with a discussion of work-life balance, and how America workers compare with their European cousins. Before I begin, I should make it clear that I am not an expert in European labor laws or standards. I’ve not even visited Europe yet, let alone worked in any of its countries. Surely Read More …

The Sunk Cost Bias and Making Changes

Are you stuck in a dead-end job? Do debts, insufficient income, or other financial obligations prevent you from doing what you want? Are you terrified at the prospect of making radical changes to your life? The Sunk Cost Bias I never wanted to be an attorney. At no point in my life did I ever aspire to practice law. Not when I Read More …

It was Halloween night, so of course…

It was Halloween night, so of course, Last minute shoppers were out in force. Scavenging shelves for what remained in stock, Hunting for candy, racing against the clock. There was little to choose from at this late hour, Some bags of licorice and straws that were sour. Mother snatched what she could and did her best job, Fighting her way Read More …