Do Your Hardest Work in the Morning

New Year’s resolutions are for chumps. Most New Year’s resolutions are bound to fail. We just aren’t that good at discipline and self-control. And yet we still have a strongly held belief that willpower is something you can actually will into being. Believe that, and you’ll remain a statistic … and become yet another human… Continue reading

found in the vegetable section filed under “missed connections”

From the archives … Dec 12, 2005 Browsing the missed connections on craigslist randomly this evening netted me the following gem. — A lifetime in a glance – m4w – 35 Reply to: Date: 2005-12-12, 6:06PM CST Ours eyes met, briefly, as we each traipsed along the paths of our lives. Fate had brought… Continue reading

To be effective at work, sometimes all you need is the right turn of phrase

If you really need to get something done at work, especially when talking to your boss, try these on: “How about never? Is never good for you?” “That’s what I like about working for you: total freedom from hero worship. It’s very refreshing.” “Someday, we’ll look back on this, laugh nervously and change the subject.”… Continue reading