Bewildered Men of the Diamond District: Buying an Engagement Ring in New York City

Note: Back in the fall, I took a 10-week writing course at NYU. One of the pieces we were asked to write was a profile piece with a stranger. The assignment coincided with my appointment with a jeweler. So on my third visit, I decided to interview him on the spot.  Bewildered Men of the …

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Hi All, We've officially been in quarantine for a month. Days of the week seem arbitrary. It's normal to drink every night, there's nothing to look forward on the weekends, and it's relief on Monday morning when there's actually something to do. Enjoy the Rapport! What I'm Reading Joy at Work by Marie Kondo It's …

The Weekly Rapport #20: Alpha Brain, Workout Recovery, and Jack Reacher

Hi All, Here is your weekly guide of things I’m experimenting with. Enjoy. Also, if you haven't already, please follow me on my Instagram page! @observeandrapport https://www.instagram.com/p/BvMFPCtjf44/ Void I Need to Fill Jack Reacher Books There are 29 books in the Jack Reacher series by Lee Child and I finally finished them all - which …

The Weekly Rapport #15: Trader Joe’s, Presidential Candidates, and Back Pain Relief

Hi All! Here is your weekly guide of things I’m enjoying, consuming, using and loving. Enjoy. Book I'm Reading Game Changers: What Leaders, Innovators, and Mavericks Do to Win at Life - Dave Asprey Dave Asprey is famous for his Bulletproof Coffee and host of products that come along with that. He's also a renowned bio-hacker a-la …

The Weekly Rapport #9: Podcasts, Books, Coffee and More

Hey guys, Here's your weekly guide of things I'm enjoying, consuming, using and loving. Enjoy. Podcast I'm Listening To Lewis Howes and Kobe Bryant https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WY0wONSarXA I randomly came across Lewis Howes' podcast School of Greatness. He is a former football player and entrepreneur who has a lot of great guests from the business and sports …