Work anniversaries. Baby and wedding showers. Birthdays and holidays.
“The only man who could have caught it, hit it.”
Two decades ago, a great basketball player from East Stroudsburg High School died from prostate cancer at age 19.
Easy questions. No time to finish the test.
Digital rules the day when it comes to the most trusted brands in America.
Decades ago at Penn State's Beaver Stadium, the most popular guy in the student section of the stands was the Coke man.
A mind is a terrible thing to race.
The organizations with the most employees in the Greater Lehigh Valley are health systems.
Whether it be from desperation or because of strategic marketing, communities, cities, regions and even states occasionally try to rebrand themselves to capture business, industry, new residents and/or tourists.
The folks on Twitter relish in saying that Facebook long ago jumped the shark and is no longer cool.
Embattled NBC News anchor Brian Williams is taking time off as the network investigates his credibility issues with respect to claims made about his reports from the Mideast.
Pete Carroll vs. Bill Belichick.
Managing or supervising people is never easy. Unless, perhaps, you are coaching Michael Phelps or Michael Jordan.
Thank your co-workers.
Last month, we wrote about potential business opportunities when driverless cars get the green light – possibly just two decades from now.
Ever wake up in a good mood and not want to ruin it by going to work?
Don't know exactly when it occurred, but human resources departments have gained a lot of power in corporate America.
Please indulge this list of 10 things to be thankful for as we approach the Thanksgiving holiday.
Regardless of their politics, most Americans would agree that something should have been done by now to wean the U.S. off its dependence on foreign oil.
Candy makers are nothing if not savvy when it comes to marketing to the calendar.
One person's half-serious, half-fun list of mankind's greatest inventions of the past 200 years:
(Warning: No good phrases – only clichés – were harmed in the writing of this blog.)
The story usually begins: “When I started in this business, I used a manual typewriter and had to write a story on deadline in 30 minutes. Try doing that.”
A principal premise of the George Orwell novel “Nineteen Eighty-Four” is that citizens in the year 1984 will be under constant surveillance by the government/authorities.
Penn State students and fans Saturday showed support for late coach Joe Paterno with a “Joe-Out” – wearing clothing or displaying images of the Hall of Famer at the Nittany Lions' football game.
Several small-market teams with below-average player salaries – such as Milwaukee, Kansas City, Seattle, Pittsburgh and Baltimore – have strong-to-decent chances of making the playoffs in Major League Baseball.
Google was the 1990s brainchild of Larry Page and Sergey Brin, who met at Stanford. Two decades later, Google is the world's leading search engine for the Internet.
In the interests of not feeling guilty when you make obscure but point-gobbling plays in “Words With Friends,” we offer to you a dictionary.
Decades ago, several future successful businesspeople cut their teeth on the laws of supply and demand by scalping tickets at football games. (Scalping, at the time, was not illegal in this municipality.)
Amazon is forecasting third-quarter losses of $410 million to $810 million.
Every summer during the heart of auto racing season, I think of the several years that I covered NASCAR and Indy car races as a sportswriter in the late 1980s.
An office mate this week brought to work a basket of candy. Included was Pez – the all-time greatest candy in the history of this or any other galaxy.
The Philadelphia 76ers' new strategy of drafting players for the long term while absorbing losses for a couple of years is similar to a plan for a business startup or a new retail shop.
One in five people in his or her 20s and early 30s is living with his or her parents, according to a New York Times Magazine article.
A couple of decades ago in another career, I wrote an editorial saying that one could make a good case for banning football.
It's no surprise: People prefer watching videos for free.
The meaning of Memorial Day escapes many Americans.
About three decades ago, I was introduced to my first Subway restaurant in upstate New York, likely in Binghamton.