A key passage in a great story about worker well-being and productivity: Employees are vastly more satisfied and productive, it turns out, when four of their core needs are met: physical, through opportunities to regularly renew and recharge at work; emotional, by feeling valued and appreciated for their contributions; mental, when they have the opportunity…Read More

I cleaned this up a trifle, but this is fairly close to what Louis C.K. said in the latest episode of Louie. It was part of the stand-up segment at the club, in the middle of the episode, where he always reaches back and touches the brick wall behind him as he talks, as if he’s trying…Read More

Christopher Buckley told a story on Morning Joe this week: George H.W. Bush went to visit Reagan in the hospital after he was shot by David Hinkley, and he found the bed and the room empty. A voice came from the bathroom, “I’m in here George.” He went to the door and found Reagan on…Read More