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Now, Discover Your Strengths Overview

I just finished reading the book Now, Discover Your Strengths by Marcus Buckingham and Donald O. Clifton. It’s a book and an online test. The authors have isolated and defined 34 distinct strengths or themes common with people. Their thesis … [continue reading]

Too Many Choices – The Science of Influence

Because I really enjoyed reading influence: The Psychology of Persuasion, Amazon recommended that I read Kevin Hogan’s The Science of Influence: How to Get Anyone to Say “Yes” in 8 Minutes or Less! I’m not a salesman, but I … [continue reading]

Fitness Role Models

Once you’ve decided to start exercising and clean up your diet, may I suggest the next step should be to find a fitness role model? If you could design your body, what would it look like? This question sometimes throws … [continue reading]

The Greatest Blog Post Ever Written

If you have a blog and have ever been contacted by a reporter from the real media, head over to Calculated Risk and read Media Inquiries Policy. It’s so brilliant, I have it bookmarked and will just email … [continue reading]

Renters Lose Money – 1 Year Later

One year ago, I explained in the post Renters Lose Money why I was renting and not buying.

I choose to rent rather than own because it’s A LOT cheaper today. Yesterday I got our building’s newsletter. It lists 9

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West Coast Time

It needs to be said that people on the West Coast are awful when it comes to being on time. Meetings never start on time. Vendors never show up when they are suppose to and people also underestimate how long … [continue reading]