In addition to my research and teaching on entrepreneurship, teams, and culture, I contribute regularly to a blog on my advertures in fatherhood. Access the full website at From DINK to Dad, or read excerpts below.

From DINK to Dad

December 1, 2015

A tattered copy of this book was given to my wife by a good friend of hers who recently had her first child. My wife’s friend is a pediatric cardiologist. This must be a solid recommendation. Over the course of a few weeks after we received the book and before I had th...

November 28, 2015

Karen Cerulo, a sociologist at Rutgers University, developed the concept of positive asymmetry to describe a dominant, and normative, but skewed vision of the world. In Never Saw It Coming: Cultural Challenges to Envisioning the Worst, Cerulo suggests that “the worst c...

November 18, 2015

Although my wife and I are not superstitious, we both regard the rule that it’s best not to count your chickens before they hatch—quite literally in this case. Although we told parents on both sides of the family about the pregnancy about two months in, we refrained fr...

November 1, 2014

I recently raised my maturity status by achieving a few markers of adulthood. I got married. I bought an apartment. I finished graduate school. And I found a job that I really like. As a responsible adult, my wife and I bought grown up furniture (non-Ikea), amicably sh...

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