For weeks, I’ve fallen into the habit of over-rationalizing everything, suspending emotions over reason, getting too busy to pause, and keeping a neutral face amidst all the hasty changes that come with goodbyes.
One of the most difficult Lenten sacrifices I ever had to make was the abstinence from gossip.
I put a Miles Davis record on, make my second cup of coffee, and look at a handwritten To Do list peeping at me from our home work desk.
There is an absence of movement and noise other than the slight hum of the A/C and jazz music filling the entire apartment.
The rules for business writing have evolved over time. As I face a mixed-age audience for a training session, I experience a little conflict in making the rules relevant (and important) for millennials.
Millennials cannot be exclusively blamed for our confusion. Language becomes the collateral damage as the new online media distort the norms.