When I opted to visit a local vodka distillery with a few of my MBA classmates, I knew I'd enjoy the experience (they included a free tasting) but I did not realize I would walk away re-energized and inspired.
One of the reasons I think vampire series are so popular lately is because we see so much of our humanity visually depicted in imaginary characters, including witches and werewolves. Whether you're Team Edward or Team Jacob . . . or rather, like me, are clueless about Twilight yet find yourself obsessed with the brothers Salvatore (my guilty pleasure = The Vampire Diaries), there's something about the struggle between good and evil that each of us can identify with.
B-school life is full of times to hold on or to let go. Lately it seems I continually face the decision to hone my tenacity or choose the way of Lao Tsu and "go with the flow". Insider hint: the Tao of Eve needs some major work.
Actually, if you talk to a number of people in the program, you'd hear the opposite: they're "so over the weather". Yes, friends, we've just started to get some more snow over the past two days. Heh. In the melodic words of Bachman-Turner Overdrive: "You ain't seen nothin' yet".