Category Archives: Self Improvement

A Long Story in Ten Words

There’s a lot to notice and think about here. It’s 1908 and someone in Oxford, England thinks it worth the high cost to send a cryptic message to Connecticut using the fastest and most expensive mode of communication available.   This … Continue reading

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You Can Grow Up to Be President!

Yes, kids it’s true!  If you work very hard and become the very best at the special skills the job requires, you have a very good chance of becoming President someday! And the best part is, there are only two … Continue reading

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Parasites Celebrating Themselves

Apparently this has been “Public Service Recognition Week,” a celebration for amoral, incompetent, self-congratulatory parasites who prey on productive people by “working” in government make-work jobs. Saturday Night Live lampooned these parasites in a skit that would be funnier to … Continue reading

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Boring People

There are unwritten rules for conducting conversations.  If you repeatedly violate them you will be considered a bore.  You will be shunned.  Your career will be limited. Many conversational rules are obvious: Don’t constantly interrupt.  Acknowledge the statement you just … Continue reading

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