Author Archives: Nicole Skibola
Ourselves and others. We all have a choice.
Walking into my apartment felt better than I had expected. Briana had been busily reading Fast Feng Shui and had rearranged enough of the shared space that some of the clogged up chi had been released from the folds behind … Continue reading
Thank you Amanda Palmer, for this incredibly moving talk on the art of courage, faith, and interconnection. What a beautiful world we live in.
When I arrived here, I told my mom that I couldn’t go back to New York until I saw the dogwoods. Rain storms came and went, my impending return to New York lingered and my patient lust for the dogwoods … Continue reading
I walk out of my acupuncture session, dazed by the piercing sunlight. Heading up 9th Street toward the subway, a vacant lot is netted with the black screen of construction, occasionally rumbling with a passing train. Voicemail. One immature oocyte. … Continue reading
It’s a sunny day in Birmingham, Alabama. I woke up this morning, the cool air floating over my blankets like fog, and I laid there, eyes closed, listening to the sound of birds chirping outside. Some mornings I wake up … Continue reading
Last Tuesday, I checked in at Mt. Sinai on the Upper East Side for surgery. I arrived at 9:30 am, and was beeped to fill out my paperwork by 10 – where I also charged $2500 ($1000 short of my … Continue reading
I have been an avid yoga practitioner over the past decade plus. I eat kale almost everyday, take my vitamins, and i don’t drink excessively, smoke, and I am thin. I also have health insurance. But a few months ago, … Continue reading
My friend and colleague Joe Lee turned me onto the Lean Startup methodology / movement as a formula for product innovation. Eric Reis, Lean Startup ideator, is persistent in telling his readers that a product can can anything – it … Continue reading
I just read this great interview/article by Anne-Laure Fayard, an assistant professor of management at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University, and a student of the interactions between people and technology in organizations. (From the WhatIf?! blog). Fayard studies … Continue reading