Today I’m pulled to the typewriter. It’s been a day of writing copy, on a laptop, for another client. And I wonder why I feel so compelled to it. Haven’t I had enough of writing for the day? The typewriter has become a symbol of the modern day hipster, but strip away the stereotype, focus on the form, and the typewriter re-emerges as the tool for the modern man.
I love looking forward to something, and I feel very lucky to be able to (almost) have something to be anticipated; be it a meal with friends on the weekend, that bottle of wine I have in the cellar, or that big trip we are planning next year.
It is a strange feeling to be without your beverage of choice, that drink that is somewhat part of your life, your weekend ritual or evening delight. We all have it in some way, that cup of coffee or tea you have at the same time each day, that evening Martini at Dukes in London or that version you make at home once the kids are out the way.
Mowing the yard is a chore I actually enjoy. I could probably knock it out in about forty-five minutes, but I like to take my time and stretch it to twice that. Plus, there’s the added time for a beer or two while admiring the cleaned up grounds.
I have a saying, you never want to do the wrong things, in front of the right people. In our more casual society, it’s easy for some professional nuances to slip through the crack. Here is what I consider 5 Business Etiquette mistakes you need to avoid.