Archive for June, 2018

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8 Ways to Start a Fight

What follows is not a prescription for finding your way into conflict. Instead, it’s a list of things you may now knowingly recognize as causing conflict where it isn’t necessary—and when it doesn’t serve you. Think of these as things to…

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How I Read Books Now: A Revision

A few months after my brain surgery in 1992, I told my neurologist that I felt like my brain was on fire and that I was reading a book every couple of days.

I fell in love with reading in 6th grade when Ms. Paolini required me to read Jonathon…

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Do the Work Others Avoid

When I was a kid washing dishes, some of the other dishwashers would do everything in their power to avoid handling the dishes at the front of the dishwasher. The job was incredibly gross, and you left work soaking wet, as we were washing…

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Self Loathing Sales Experts

Self-loathing sales experts. They’re self-loathing because they hate the part of themselves that once sold and felt that selling is something that one does to another person, instead of something that benefits the client. It makes them feel bad…

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