Corporate Drinker: 2025

Work. It’s more than just a means to an end. It’s a cornerstone of our lives, shaping our identities, influencing our relationships, and dictating our sense of worth. But what happens when work becomes synonymous with stress, dysfunction, and, yes, even alcohol? Although some believe that the three-martini-lunch died with Don Draper, I’m here to…

Ozempic and Drinking Alcohol

Everyone’s jumping on the Ozempic bandwagon these days, right? GLP-1 drugs—Wegovy, Mounjaro, Zepbound, you name it—are all the rage. People are talking about how they’re not just helping with weight loss but also curbing all sorts of cravings and compulsions. It’s like magic, or so they say. In my quest for insights into my forthcoming…

Alcohol Can Be Okay

My career arc is strange, but I have been fortunate to eat delicious meals and drink excellent wine paid for by business leaders, workers, and even “fans” who showed me outrageous hospitality and offered memorable experiences that will remain in my heart forever. Reflecting on these experiences, I’ve realized that it’s not just about the…

2024 Resolutions

I always end the year by writing about my accomplishments, failures, regrets, and resolutions. I love this time of year because the calendar naturally motivates me to reflect and act. This post is all about 2024 resolutions. I am a resolution enthusiast and don’t require a new year to prompt changes. As I wrote in my book, “Betting On You,”…

2023 Regrets

I always end the year by writing about my accomplishments, failures, regrets, and resolutions. I love this time of year because the calendar naturally motivates me to reflect and act. This post is all about 2023 regrets. This year, I spent a regrettable amount on skincare, including Botox, fillers, serums, eye creams, lip creams, lasers, and facials. Also, let’s not…

2023 Failure

I always end the year by writing about my accomplishments, failures, regrets, and resolutions. I love this time of year because the calendar naturally motivates me to reflect and act. This post is all about 2023 failures. Year after year, I write about my failures. Why? On the surface, I do it to teach you something about yourself. But the…

2023 Accomplishments

I always end the year by writing about my accomplishments, failures, regrets, and resolutions. I love this time of year because the calendar naturally motivates me to reflect and act. This post is all about 2023 accomplishments. I didn’t do this series last year. So, just opening up my browser and writing is an accomplishment.…