Monthly Archives: December 2013

A New Year’s resolution: Take control of your career

Reflect for a moment on your past few years at work. Have they been fulfilling?  Have the uncertainties decreased or increased?  Are you more or less optimistic about realizing your potential? If you don’t like your answers, one of the … Continue reading

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When you smile at the universe, the universe smiles back

I used to think of the universe as a rational, uncaring machine. If this, then that. And given that our world, never mind our universe, is so large, I couldn’t see how we could make much of a practical difference. … Continue reading

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25 books that changed me

When you think about it, a book is a truly magical thing. For the cost of a lunch, you can have an experience that can change your life. And that experience can be made even more profound when the book … Continue reading

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Taming the hamsters in my head

“Are you okay, darling?” My wife heard me cursing to myself in the shower and she was concerned. It was a normal day and a normal shower. But I was so busy thinking about things that made me angry that … Continue reading

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