Category Archives: Careers

Why it breaks your brain to take a compliment – The Oatmeal [Shared]

Click to read this entire comic Related Posts: The Incredible Mechanical Artistry Of François Junod via Hackaday [Shared] The Masks of the Zuni (1904) via The Public Domain Review [Shared] Noted: “No Signal” – Comic: 2017-01-12 It’s Magic! Ye Olde … Continue reading

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Why You Need a Mindful Journaling Practice via Dumb Little Man – Tips for Life

Each person should find time to have a break and think about what is bothering them. Mindful journaling will help to figure out what is in your heart. Our hectic lifestyles lead to stress, depression, and other similar problems. Nearly … Continue reading

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After COVID-19 – 5 in a series – A single reason why

As a rather pessimistic person myself, it has helped me recognize pessimism — and fear — in others. This pessimism can lead us to become stalled in life and frozen by fear. Like a deer in the headlights, we can’t … Continue reading

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After COVID-19 – 4 in a series – You’ve Got This

Photo: NeONBRAND I was chatting with a long time friend today on our private Discord server and he was telling us how he was about to start teaching his first remote class for his Junior High students. This man is … Continue reading

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After COVID-19 – 3 in a series – The Great Reset 2020 and You!

  Aleksandar Cvetanovic As with all global or national calamities, COVID-019 is going to cause a huge “reset” in its wake. Like 9/11, the 1918 Pandemic, Hurricanes, Tornados and more, people take stock in their lives and, in some cases, … Continue reading

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After COVID-19 – 2 in a series – Don’t Wait! Start Planning Today!

You X Ventures Things that will be in large supply once this is over… Retail/Restaurant/Commercial Real Estate Talent — in all fields Stimulus Money Businesses looking to grow again What can you build from these? Is it time to start … Continue reading

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After COVID-19: A little blue sky thinking for a post-COVID19 world

Ok, a little “blue sky” thinking for  a time when this crisis (or at least the worst of this crisis) is over… What are you planning for when restrictions begin to be lifted? What will you change? What will remain … Continue reading

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How to Adapt to a Long-Term Crisis via kottke.org

Jason Leung From Dr. Aisha Ahmad, some advice for how to adapt to conditions of a long-term crisis like the pandemic we are currently facing. (This was written specifically for educators, but applies to anyone.) First, the necessary sobering bit (italics mine): The … Continue reading

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12 Show Your Work by Auston Leon | Douglas E. Welch Holiday Gift Guide 2017

See all the 2017 Gift Guide Entries 12 Show Your Work by Auston Leon   My reading copy of this book came from the Los Angeles Public Library in eBook format Reading Show Your Work was like listening to my … Continue reading

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10 Do the Work by Steven Pressfield | Douglas E. Welch Holiday Gift Guide 2017

See all the 2017 Gift Guide Entries 10 Do the Work by Steven Pressfield I have read — and re-read — and would highly recommend you do the same. In fact, I am thinking that I will make it (and Pressfield’s … Continue reading

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02 The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life – Douglas E. Welch Holiday Gift Guide 2017

Since so many people order their gifts online and ahead of time, I’ve decided to start my annual Gift Guide fairly early this year. This should allow you to find your favorite gifts — and perhaps recommend a few of … Continue reading

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Do It 2017 #13: Making Excuses

Glenn Carstens-Peters Do It 2017 #13: Making Excuses “Stop Making Excuses,” is a phrase we often hear from our parents, our teachers, and even our employers. Making excuses is akin to be called lazy — a slacker — a loser. … Continue reading

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Do It 2017 #12: Don’t get stuck in your technology tastes

Do It 2017 #12: Don’t get stuck in your technology tastes Tommy Lisbin There is a point in everyone’s life when our music tastes atrophy. It maybe the 1980’s or 90’s or for some of us it might even be … Continue reading

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Do It 2017 #11: Eat the frog and other productive advice

Photo by Jack Hamilton on Unsplash Jack Hamilton Eat the frog! It has been said — in variety of forms throughout history, that… “If the first thing you do each morning is to eat a live frog, you can go … Continue reading

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On Podcast: Charles Duhigg on Self-Motivation, Mental Models, and Getting Stuff Done – The Upgrade by Lifehacker

Charles Duhigg on Self-Motivation, Mental Models, and Getting Stuff Done – The Upgrade by Lifehacker Listen to this podcast If anyone knows the difference between being busy and being productive it’s Charles Duhigg. The Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter for the New … Continue reading

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