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Fall Back

Time It's Daylight Savings Time in most of the US (and some other countries).  If that's true for you then you "fell back" this morning.  You probably don't even realize you did it, as by design it happens at 2am. Homework and fun We talk about the "do over hour" you...

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Doubt

As I said in the Dread podcast, I read a lot of articles on productivity, personal development and all that jazz.  The result is invariably the same - there's a huge build up of hopes and expectations and then they are dashed on the rocks below.   Great title, long...

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Dread

I read a lot of articles on productivity, personal development and all that jazz.  More accurately, I naively see a great title, start to read the article, and then find its the same thing over and over.  I've learned that the more the title promises, the more the...

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Resting and Tension

Cutting the grass and sump pump hoses My son came by for the weekend and like a good dad I put him to work.  He cut the grass for me, and as he was cutting it I moved the sump pump hose out of the way into a position that was temporary.  - temporary because thats not...

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Attitude is… something something

If you're like me - and why wouldn't you be - then you have a healthy level of suspicion over really short phrases that are supposed to make all the difference in the world if you Just Do It.  Life isn't that simple, because we have big giant complex brains, and...

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Sirens of Self-Help

They are all wrong Are you one of them?  Then you're going to be offended.  You're going to say just how wrong I am, you're going to become very defensive and you're going to attempt to cite examples.  Then you'll read further and your examples will mostly fall...

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Stolen Validation

Stolen Validation In The Status Game II there's a whole chapter dedicated to validation  - it is indeed a powerful thing.  How powerful?  Read the book and find out. Listen to the podcast to find out how we validate ourselves, how that helps us to complete tasks and...

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The Tinder Trap

The Tinder Trap - Public Humiliation of Men I was recently made aware of a video called The Tinder Trap in which an Instagram model supposedly tricked hundreds of men on Tinder into meeting her at union square in New York. She and her crew did this by using cheap...

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