I live and work in West Linn, Oregon and have written professionally since 1981.
I’m author of the AARP Crash Course in Finding the Work You Love: The Essential Guide to Reinventing Your Life (Sterling, 2008).
I've written hundreds of articles, including pieces for AARP, the magazine, American Way, America West, Amtrak’s Arrive, Discover, Hemispheres, Industry Week, Home, iQ, Los Angeles, MSNBC/MSN Online, PM Network (The Project Management Institute), Southwest Spirit, Westways, Wired and The Writer.
also handle corporate assignments--including brochures, speeches,white
papers and annual reports. My work has appeared in materials for
Charles Schwab & Co., Cisco Systems, Honda, IBM, Intel, Korn/Ferry,
Microsoft, Oracle and Sun Microsystems. I've appeared on numerous radio
and television programs, including shows on KABC radio in Los Angeles
and Fox Television. And I’ve received numerous writing awards,
including a Maggie in 1997 for best article in a trade magazine.
I am a past president of the American Society of Journalists and Authors, I’ve served as a guest lecturer at the University of Wisconsin, Madison Writer’s Workshop, and I'm an instructor at UCLA’s Writer’s Program.
I can be reached at sam at greengard dot com
- Cal State University Northridge, BA Geography, 1979BA, Geography, 1979
- William S. Hart High School, Newhall, California, 1975
- Self-employedProfessional Author / Writer, present
- Baseline magazine (current)
- CIO Insight (current)
- ChannelPro (current)
- Workforce (current)
- Communications of the ACM (current)
- Engineering Inc. magazine (current)
- Aon ONE magazine (current)
- CDW Biztech (current)
- Visual Health Solutions (current)
- Healthline (current)
- AARP magazine (current)
- Wired (past)
- Family Circle (past)
- American Way (past)