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A 7-post collection

The Joy of Public Transit

First of all, I should clarify that the title of this post is not meant to be sarcastic. I really do enjoy public transit. It has been over 17 years »

How to Win Friends and Influence People (In a Nutshell)

I recently finished the famous book How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie. It was first published in 1937 and continues to be a best seller today. »

Workplace Trends: What's In and What's Out

"To every thing there is a season" begins Ecclesiastes 3, and if the phase's writer were alive today, he might have had the modern workplace in mind (not »

A Normal Everyday Sociopath

During the run-up to the 2016 election, one word was often used to describe Donald Trump: sociopath. Just Google donald trump sociopath, and you'll find the results full of articles »

Forget 100% - A Realistic Guide to Physical Fitness

Two years ago in July I made a decision that changed my life. After a ten year hiatus, I decided to start working out again. I was in good shape »