October 12, 2013

Lessons from Cyprus

(Originally published in the Summer 2013 issue of Esquire magazine.) It’s not easy to make bankers look good these days. We’re still not finished cleaning up […]
September 25, 2013

Simply a Great Manager

From my very first experience inside an office in Romania, it was clear to me that one of the most debilitating realities in the workplace here […]
August 21, 2013

A Stolen (well, borrowed) Essay For You

Rather than remain silent while I finish a few projects and prepare for some travel, I thought I would be kind and share with you a […]
August 8, 2013

And Now For Something Completely Different

Berry Cobbler with Crumble Topping So, as you don’t know, my daughter Hannah and I are writing a cookbook for Romania. It will be done soon. […]
August 6, 2013

How I Know I’m Not in New York (Part 8)

“To Fan or Not To Fan” My Romanian friend Remus came to my office the other day. “Hi, Remus. Have a seat.” “Thanks.” “How are you?” […]
August 1, 2013

How Not To Interview The President

Allow me to revisit my short comment from the other day about Romania Libera’s interview with President Basescu. [Read the interview here.]  It seems that based […]
July 12, 2013

Journalism in Romania: A Diogenean Essay (Part 6)

A Simple Conclusion Feel free to dismiss all of this. After all, I’m from the US. What do I know? Things are different here. That’s what […]
July 10, 2013

Journalism in Romania: A Diogenean Essay (Part 5)

“A Line That Moves Is No Line At All” I hope we all agree that theoretically, somewhere, there exists a line between what editorial does and […]