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Books That Help You To Build A Better Life And Business
I strongly believe that reading, and educating yourself, is the answer to a better life. And ultimately, freedom. Nelson Mandela said it best: “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” Out of the hundreds of books I’ve read in my lifetime, I have a small number of favorite books.  On this page you will find...
Can't Afford an MBA? Read These 6 Books to Educate Yourself Instead
An MBA is an extended and expensive networking opportunity but not the only way to educate yourself about business Many entrepreneurs find themselves, at one time or another, wondering if they should go back to school to earn an MBA degree. It’s an understandable concern. The advanced degree seems to be ubiquitous in the C-suite, and the process of acquiring it...
Also on the legislative agenda: Implanted microchips
Also in the bill hopper today, legislation by Rep. Stephen Meeks to prohibit employers from implanting microchips in employees without their written consent and prohibiting making implantation of a chip a condition of employment. The legislation also provides for an employer to pay for removal of a chip if requested. Well. Who knew? In this and in other things, I'm behind emerging technology....
Here’s What “Millennial Burnout” Is Like For 16 Different People
When I started writing about burnout as the millennial condition, I was trying to find a vocabulary to describe what had become the base temperature of my life — and the lives of so many other people I knew. Why couldn’t I complete seemingly simple errands? Because I was burned out. Why was I burned out? Because I was...
Train Your Brain Like a Memory Champion
You slide the key into the door and hear a clunk as the tumblers engage. You rotate the key, twist the doorknob and walk inside. The house is familiar, but the contents foreign. At your left, there’s a map of Minnesota, dangling precariously from the wall. You’re certain it wasn’t there this morning. Below it, you find a plush...
Why Your Brain Loves Procrastination
Tax Day is a horror for many procrastinators. For many people, a little procrastination isn't harmful — like 15 minutes lost in Facebook or putting off doing the laundry for a few days. But then there are things like taxes. And all the people who keep meaning to start saving for retirement, but never do. And people with obesity or diabetes who...