Life and Death While Traveling: Are you covered in the case of an emergency abroad?

Originally posted on Tanai Benard:
If you follow the journey of 4 Deep Around the World, you know I’m a huge advocate of international travel. I constantly promote taking advantage of  every opportunity to see the world. World travel is the new “it” thing that’s taking the world by storm. This is evident by a simple…

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Then and now.

Who forces time is pushed back by time; who yields to time finds time on his side. –The Talmud (NOTE: this is a long one, with a bit of cursing, disclosure, no punches pulled, and vulnerability. Don’t like any of that? Don’t bother reading any further.) NEW #MustRead #blog post: Then and now. #postaweek #expatriate … More Then and now.

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Rich countries and the minorities they discriminate against, mapped

Originally posted on Quartz:
Unconscious bias plays a bigger role than we like to admit in company decisions about hiring (pdf). Case in point: Multiple studies have found that having a name associated with a minority group leads to substantially fewer callbacks from potential employers. But which minority group? Well that depends on what country you’re in.…

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Gratitude 10.26.2014.

Written 10.26.2014: I’m feeling: relaxed after getting lots of sleep. I’m listening to: a DVRed episode of Dead Again. I’m grateful for: a steady paycheck – I don’t have to enjoy my job, but it’s providing for now. New professional opportunities. My clients enjoying themselves at a local arts foundation. A new jacket for autumn – something I … More Gratitude 10.26.2014.

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