Not That You Asked

A shot of whiskey in a white wine spritzer world. Stories. Observations. Pet peeves. Brassy, breezy—often funny, sometimes serious—always fast and edgy. You will be drawn to what Bill Goldstein says . . . and how he says it.

Society & Culture
Personal Journals
1
Encounter Groups, Old Cadillacs, Elvis and the ...
8 min
2
Guerrilla Warfare In Covid Times
7 min
3
Ok Boomer
7 min
4
Does this bother you too?
3 min
5
Words & Phrases
3 min
6
The Art of Naming
4 min
7
Who is Bill Goldstein?
5 min
8
The Boston Accent Re-Air
1 min
9
Push Back on Push Back Re-Air
Push Back on Push Back Re-Air
4 min
10
Roots Re-Air
4 min
11
Announcement! Announcement!
2 min
12
Selling Vaccinations - That’s the Job.
5 min
13
Bye-bye books. Terrible stuff.
3 min
14
Vaccines? Not so fast.
6 min
15
Election Postmortems
8 min
16
Business Guideposts - The Big Four
3 min
17
Boats and Fish
2 min
18
Fall Traditions
3 min
19
Trump Gets Covid
8 min
20
The Debate, or Whatever it Was
11 min
21
Election 2020: A Goat Rodeo
17 min
22
Protesting - An Update
5 min
23
The Hamptons and College. Both Upside Down.
6 min
24
Business with Friends and Family
3 min
25
Big Cities. Big Trouble.
6 min
26
No Roadmap? No Problem.
4 min
27
Biz Tips - No Excuses
Speed v. Direction Mentors
3 min
28
What Sells: Service / Convenience
4 min
29
Be Careful What You Wish For
Catering to badly spoiled CEO clients rarely came with a reckoning. But every once in a while ...
4 min
30
Just Dropped In
How are we doing? What’s new with the Covid mess? Seems like just a free-for-all. And the election. 14 weeks and counting. An idea for Trump.
6 min
31
Time Management
3 min
32
The Men in Blue
6 min
33
Plans for Pro Sports...A Disaster Waiting to Ha...
7 min
34
The New Normal?...Not So Fast
7 min
35
A Double-Header, Like No Other
11 min
36
These Troubled Times ... A Tangled Web
10 min
37
Boxed In, and Just Boxing
Indefatigable
4 min
38
Dreams Not Required
4 min
39
Guns, A Way Forward
A possible resolution to the gun controversy in America.
3 min
40
How Much Is That Doggie in the Window.
4 min
41
Sports Events - What's the Future Hold?
10 min
42
Row Row Row Your Boat
2 min
43
An Unexpected Shout-Out to Millennials
We all come to this Corona mess from different angles, and based on the uncommon density of disasters with which they have been confronted, Millennials‘ what-me-worry, unperturbed nonchalance, while not especially cool, is understandable, and curiously reassuring.
4 min
44
A Teachable Moment
4 min
45
Leadership, Or The Lack Thereof.
5 min
46
The Coronavirus
10 min
47
Push Back on Push Back
4 min
48
The Boston Accent
1 min
49
Le Car
2 min
50
Aging - The Big Conundrum
5 min
51
Three Rules to Get Ahead
4 min
52
Sports Teams: Names and Championship
3 min
53
Internships
5 min
54
The 2020 Election
4 min
55
Selling
4 min
56
Simplicity
3 min
57
Roots
3 min
58
How To Beat Trump
5 min
59
Manhattan: A Riddle
10 min
60
Education: What’s Wrong and How To Fix It
8 min
61
Restaurants & Proper Hospitality
7 min
62
Skip the Funeral
5 min
63
Two Household Appliances. Two Problems. Two Ans...
4 min
64
Talking in Public. Time for New Rules.
3 min
65
Talk is Cheap, Especially When You Don’t Have S...
2 min
66
Speck in the Sea and the Power of Positive Thin...
4 min
67
Kissinger/Vidal/Mason: Instructive Vignettes
2 min
68
Innovation: From Whence It Comes
5 min
69
The Hamptons: Uncovered & Understood
A few tips from a Hamptons veteran on how to joyfully navigate the summer crush.
5 min
70
At Their Mercy
The Good. The Bad. The Ugly.
3 min