Writer and online editor Stacy Wescoe has her finger on the pulse of the business community in the Greater Lehigh Valley and keeps you up-to-date with what coworkers and competitors are talking about around the water cooler — and on social media
Back in my radio news days, someone asked me if I ever made any mistakes live on the air. Read More »»
Well, here I am, back from vacation. Don't worry, this isn't a review of my hotel, or an open letter to the men of Europe about taking a good long look in the mirror before wearing that Speedo out in public. Read More »»
I am a non-smoker. Even if I wasn't horribly allergic to the stuff, I find smoking to be a pretty nasty habit and have lost enough people to lung cancer to have no love lost between the Marlboro Man and me. Read More »»
I have a nine-mile commute to work each day. In different circumstances, it would probably take me 15 minutes to make the trip each way, but it doesn’t. Read More »»
The air conditioning is broken at good old 65 East again. This isn’t the first time. It probably won’t be the last. You’d think us office jockeys here would be used to it by now, but we’re not. Read More »»
I have wonderful co-workers. No doubt about it. They're a great bunch of people who are all hard working and are fun to spend a day in the office with. There's only one small problem. I think they're all trying to kill me. Read More »»
More than 500 people turned out for this year's Ben Franklin Technology Partners i xchange this week at Lehigh University's Zoellner Arts Center. Read More »»
In Arthur Miller’s “Death of a Salesman” the protagonist, Willy Loman, worries not only if he’s “liked” but if he’s “well liked.” Read More »»
“Breaking: Two Explosions in the White House and Barack Obama is injured.” Read More »»
Monday afternoon, like many people who handle the social media for their companies, I was just about to make a Facebook post – in my case asking people to vote in our latest poll. Read More »»
Last week the Wall Street Journal predicted the death of the cubicle, with companies moving to more open office spaces. Read More »»
The smartphone has gotten a bit of a bad rap in recent years. Many people curse smartphones as the downfall of modern discourse and the end to personal downtime. Read More »»
Have you ever returned from lunch to find your entire desk covered with Post-It notes, or a drawer full of confetti? Read More »»
I knew it was coming. That dreaded black-and-white basketball bracket. Read More »»
Just like in many communities around the U.S., “Buy Local” is a big movement in the Lehigh Valley. Read More »»
Lots of people miss their goals. I’ve been one of them -- often.
As the billboard on Route 22 East near Allentown states, “Construction...
As 2013 nears its end and outdoor festivals are closing for the season, event...
Delivery drones? Could they be a thing of the future?
Tighter security. Reduced parking capacity. No tailgating on game day.