Enabling Unproductive Behaviors in Other People

For the past few…well…forevers, I have been an enabler.   I take personal responsibility for the health, success, and happiness of other people.   This is not a good thing.   It really stinks to admit this to thousands of my closest friends.  Okay, so, you may not...

The Death of Specialization?

My husband and I love New York City.  We love theater, walking, subways, food, window shopping, all of it.  One of Eric’s must-go-to restaurants is called Plataforma.  I call it “The Meat Coma Place.”  I said we liked food, not that we were sophisticated.   Plataforma...

Three Steps to Get Organized – VIDEO

In this lively interview with the Live Like Locals team, Dr. Melissa Gratias discusses three steps toward getting organized in the new year, or any time of year!   Identify the why. Getting organized is a means to an end.  Why do you want to get organized?  Your...

The Future of Jobs (and Productivity!)

Jobs.  What will they be like in the future?   I recently had to go to physical therapy for an arm injury.  I swear this is relevant.   During my at-home stretching and exercises, I watched a lot of TED talks.  The timer at the bottom of the video window helped make...