August 2013

Hagan Daaz, Netflix binge watching, and you

August 8, 2013

This morning I wrote a different post. It was actionable. It had marketing tips. I’m not feeling it now. I am not feeling much of anything – except the desire to eat a whole container of awesome Hagan Daaz chocolate peanut butter ice cream I just tried and binge watch House of Cards for the third […]

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Who is to blame?

August 7, 2013
Who is to blame?

Personal responsibility is popular in self help books; it isn’t very popular in practice. For some reason we all look for scapegoats. From the government, to parents, to exes, to the economy. Everyone else gets blamed. “The economy is bad, I don’t have a job” “My dad left when I was a kid, so I […]

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Adding to the noise

August 7, 2013
Don't add to the noise

It’s no secret that we have a ton of information floating around. All this information is distracting. “Studies of office workers who use computers reveal that they constantly stop what they’re doing to read and respond to incoming e-mails. It’s not unusual for them to glance at their inbox 30-40 times an hour (though when asked […]

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Want something different?

August 5, 2013
Thomas Jefferson

If you want something you’ve never had, you  must be willing to do something you’ve never done. ~ Thomas Jefferson

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You complete me, and other nonsense.

August 2, 2013

I’m getting married next year. For someone from the south, I’m a little old to be tying the knot (ripe age of 33). Since we announced our upcoming wedding, I’ve received a lot of congratulations. Which is great. People are genuinely happy for me. Yay me. 🙂 I have noticed a few people don’t seem […]

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Is it personal?

August 1, 2013
It's personal

From You’ve Got Mail: Joe Fox (Tom Hanks): It wasn’t… personal. Kathleen Kelly (Meg Ryan): What is that supposed to mean? I am so sick of that. All that means is that it wasn’t personal to you. But it was personal to me. It’s personal to a lot of people. And what’s so wrong with being […]

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