Somehow, Baby Boomers did OK with their career choices before becoming the helicopter parents who tried to direct every aspect of the lives of their precious flowers, attempting to keep them from stumbling, falling, and learning how to pick themselves up again.
Now they’re the nation’s grandparents and newspaper columnists, offering insufferable expertise to a generation that’s had plenty of it. Read more →
In last week’s NewsCut post — and yesterday’s radio show — on the best jobs,the worst jobs, and the jobs we learned the most from, one theme came through: Be nicer to people at work, particularly in the service sector. Empathy is in, people. Rudeness is out. Read more →
The conversations between the pilot of Prince’s private jet and air traffic controllers don’t reveal much about why the jet had to make an emergency landing in Moline, Ill., just a few days before Prince died.
But they do show the difficulty of getting a jet on the ground safely in a hurry, and the skill of pilots and controllers to accomplish the task. Read more →