Category Archives: Life Skills

The Selfie-Stick Backlash Involves Awkward Photos Of People Using Selfie Sticks

“This is less awkward than asking a stranger to take a photo for you?” tweeted one critic. It may be more awkward but it also gives you more control of exactly how you want the photo to look. via The … Continue reading

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Digital-age Danger: Learning to Protect Your Identity » Knowledge@Wharton High School

I’m quoted in this article prepared by the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania warning teens of the dangers of identity theft. Another disturbing trend: the identity thief just might be Mom or Dad. Moore says the number of … Continue reading

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Supreme Court To Decide When A Facebook Death Threat Should Send You To Prison

The line between funny and psychopathic can be hard to draw on Facebook. When Elonis’s sister-in-law posted a Facebook status update about taking her niece and nephew Halloween costume shopping in October 2010, Elonis, then 27 years old, wrote a … Continue reading

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Charlie Munger on The Psychology of Human Misjudgment

This is a great speech giving by Berkshire Hathaway Vice-Chairman Charlie Munger. A transcript of the speech is available here.

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“But I might get rejected”

Great stuff from Seth Godin’s blog: “But I might get rejected” Indeed, you might. You might get your hopes up only to find them dashed. You might decide on where you want to go, and then not get there. You … Continue reading

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Tim Hwang: The Busiest Man On The Internet

How does he manage to get it all done? Hwang as a teenager had to make the transition from an unstructured Montessori to a regimented prep school. So he started planning his days carefully, something he still does, meticulously blocking … Continue reading

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In Tough Job Market, Applicants Try Résumé Gimmicks

Companies like the online craft marketplace Etsy have seen it all. Senior recruiting manager Bobby Gormsen says recent entries include an embroidered cover letter, a potholder résumé, a paper-garland résumé that looked as if it could be strung on a … Continue reading

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11% of disabled workers are self-employed

Like many before him, Mr. Hartford discovered that one option for people who dont fit into large organizations is to start a small one. That is particularly true for people with disabilities. About 11% of disabled workers are self-employed, compared … Continue reading

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The Top 4 Tips for Improving Your Work Day

Manually increase the relevance of a task: Now, a lot of us still might struggle to find the focus, especially if no one set a deadline to it. Overriding your attention system, and adding your own deadline together with a … Continue reading

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SUV crashes into Colleyville collision repair shop

Police believe alcohol was a factor in an accident where an SUV crashed into an auto collision repair business. via SUV crashes into Colleyville collision repair shop – Dallas News | myFOXdfw.com.

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