Archives for May 2017

Why I Like Email

I love email. To me, it’s the most effective form of communication.

One Size Fits No One

Even in this ever-personalized world we look for one-size-fits-all.

Every Day is Boxing Day

There are no liberals. There are no conservatives. There are only people.

Escaping

“…we would run, and maybe die trying to escape, or we could stay and almost certainly die…”

Going Meta

Daily exercise is important. In my case, it’s about exercising and growing my skills.

Splitting the Bill

At the end of a enjoyable meal with friends or colleagues comes the moment of truth: how to split the bill.

Surprise! It Worked!

Why do we get excited when something works as intended?

Understanding – Who’s Job Is It?

If “they” don’t understand you, then who’s problem is it … really?

Roadside Service

Sometimes helping means sitting in the sun alongside a busy highway, baby-sitting a broken down rental truck.

Everything is Recycled

Ideas are only the combination of things which already exist. – Todd Brison, The Creative’s Curse I don’t remember why the thought struck me, but I realized the other day that absolutely everything is recycled.

Being Early

I’m a chronic early-bird. But I use it to my advantage to make travel that much more enjoyable.

It’s The People They Represent

Representatives represent. So when disagreeing with a representative there’s a good chance we’re disagreeing with the majority of people he or she was elected to represent.

Breaking the Chain

If you read any self-improvement, time management. or productivity literature in recent years you’re likely to come across the Jerry Seinfeld story. I was thinking about it just yesterday, and lo and behold, it pops up in The Daily Stoic as today’s entry. Once again it seems that the universe is trying to tell me […]

The One Skill I Would Wish Upon The World

If I could wish upon the world one skill, I know exactly what that skill would be.

Getting Search Terms at the Hardware Store

Sometimes I go to the hardware store looking for nothing but ideas. Sometimes what I walk away with is nothing more than a search term.