The Secret to Finding Your Soulmate: Show, Don’t Tell

From finding the perfect mate online to delivering a killer presentation to nailing a job interview — it’s all about “show/don’t tell.” Here I break it down for Stefan Holt on NBC Chicago this past weekend. With references to The Office, Ricky Gervais, Steve Jobs, match.com, Second City, and more. All packed into three minutes, […]

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Nail That Job Interview — the Ricky Gervais Way

A job interview, like every other interaction, is a performance. If you want to succeed, you need to put your heart and soul into it. As usual, Hollywood provides a lesson in how to do that. Among the many classes I took at Second City’s training center was a course on writing for TV and […]

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Job Interviews: 10 Questions to Help You Stand Out From the Crowd

“Don’t hire anyone you wouldn’t want to run into in the hallway at three in the morning.” – Tina Fey, Bossypants This has always been my approach when interviewing people for a job. Not that my kind of work would have me roaming office hallways at 3 in the morning. (Much. I think I did […]

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