I have to admit that as a fan of The Apprentice, I once marveled in this very pages at Donald Trump's ability to raise three smart, well-educated young people. While it's true that the Trump kids were born with a silver--maybe more accurately, a golden-- spoon planted firmly between their lips and . . .
When Bruce Jenner sat down with Diane Sawyer and television cameras to tell the world that he was going through a transgender transition, she was met with compassion and support, for the most part. The public seemed to respond to his heartfelt description of the lie he'd lived for 65 years and . . .
Have you ever wanted to be famous? Some people are driven to it and will put just about everything on the line to get it. Everything. Sometimes, too much. Sometimes, they're called this: When I see that going on with public figures I'm as fascinated as an anthropologist encountering a strange . . .
Despite some moments of excitement, I have to admit that either these team members are a boring bunch or the show itself is losing its lustre. Or maybe I'm just tiring of people behaving badly, on television or anyplace else. Not that the shenanigans on this television show are unknown to . . .
Let's just jump in, because the next Celebrity Apprentice is airing and I haven't recapped last week. Worked on a team? I am certain that many of these lessons will bring back memories, and not the kind you want to paste in your scrapbook. Does anyone do that anymore? Guess not, it's all online. . . .
Two weeks have passed and another four hours of, you guessed it, Celebrity Apprentice 2015. More business lessons to be learned—or reinforced. You may remember my last recap, found HERE. We're another four episodes past that, so today, let’s talk both two-episode weeks at once, since the lessons . . .
The new season of Celebrity Apprentice has begun and -----I’m fairly certain that among my peers, my love of the TV show is a minority view. Say what you will about Mr. Trump, and I’ll say more about him later, but the show is genius, so on target that when I taught Teamwork at the college level, . . .
I'm a big fan of social experiments, so one of my most fun classroom activities in the college business classes I taught--on teamwork-- involved having the class work as a group to set up a new society after a fictional end of the world. They had to start from scratch--how would the new society be . . .
It's like watching a train wreck called the Real Housewives of New Jersey, but I just can't look away. I can make excuses like I'm also of Sicilian descent, this is all culturally familiar to me, I'm also from the northeast, blah blah blah blah. Fact is, that show is my biggest guilty pleasure. I . . .
I'm not sure why I started watching some of the Real Housewives shows, but I did, and then began following three of them: Orange County, New York and New Jersey.None of these women are a housewives, of course. But, their lives were quite different from mine and, at least in the beginning, it was . . .