Celebrating the Dignity of Labor

Over Labor Day weekend, I had some time to reflect on the contributions of the American labor movement, and on the value of work itself. Many of us do not have to look far to see the benefits we have earned. I think about my grandmother’s parents, who came to the...
Why Animate? Why now?

Why Animate? Why now?

Animate is the new motivate. “Giving up on our long-term goals for immediate gratification, my friends, is procrastination.” This is a quote from one of my favorite authors, Dan Ariely (“Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces that Shape our Decisions”; a succinct...