Entries from July 2007

Monday, July 30th, 2007

Here in the Real World: 20 Lessons for Life

Well, I’ve been part of the “real world” for a few years now.  My transition from college into the 9 to 5 workforce was fairly smooth.  There are certainly people who handled it better than I did, but I also know quite a few folks who are still struggling with the changeover.  These first few years […]

Friday, July 27th, 2007

The Google Anonymous are Safe and Jobless

In today’s fast paced, highly competitive job market where first impressions are the fine line between success and failure, you must be keenly aware of your online image.  Bear in mind that a rising number of human resource recruiters are using Google when gathering information on potential employees.  The necessity to maintain a clean online image should be common […]

Wednesday, July 25th, 2007

7 Clever Google Tricks Worth Knowing

Below I have compiled a list of 7 clever Google tricks that I believe everyone should be aware of.  Together I think they represent the apex of the grand possibilities associated with Google search manipulation tricks and hacks.  Although there are many others out there, these 7 tricks are my all-time favorite.  Enjoy yourself. 
1.  Find the […]

Friday, July 20th, 2007

Force of Character: Taking Ownership of Your Actions

My buddy Sam and I recently had a conversation about the unique qualities associated with a person possessing a strong moral character, or as he coined the phrase, “force of character”.   People with noble intentions are found everywhere, but people with “force of character” stand out from the crowd.  As the fire inside the rest […]

Wednesday, July 18th, 2007

8 Popular Contradictions People Make In Life

I received an email yesterday asking for an accurate costing estimate pertaining to the specifics of a work contract I am managing.  After robotically shifting numbers around for a few minutes it suddenly occurred to me that formulating an accurate estimate is actually impossible.  Think about it… an accurate estimate?  Isn’t that a bit of […]

Monday, July 16th, 2007

Made Me Laugh Out Loud

These two graphics made me laugh out loud… literally!  :-)  I hope that they will bring a smile to your face as well…

Saturday, July 14th, 2007

Before Forgiving Someone, Consider These 10 Points

Being violated, either physically or emotionally, by a friend or family member is one of the most agonizing occurrences in life.  A series of questions ultimately arise in the aftermath.  When a trusted third party consciously dishonors you, should you forgive them?  How and when do you forgive them?  Where exactly should you draw the […]

Tuesday, July 10th, 2007

10 Things We All Celebrate Subconsciously

There are certain intricacies in life that we all repeatedly and unintentionally celebrate on a regular basis. These celebrated incidents are composed of the smaller things in life, those seemingly inconsequential events that instantly place us in a better mood. If you think about it hard enough, I’ll bet that you have taken part in […]

Saturday, July 7th, 2007

The Only 7 Things Yahoo Does Better than Google

Let me start this off by stating that I am a long time Google power user.  Google handles all of my daily web searching, email, chat, RSS feeds, blog monetization, etc.  In my opinion, it blows Yahoo (and most other Internet companies) clear out of the water.  However, there are a select few services that […]

Thursday, July 5th, 2007

Taking a Vacation Leads to a More Productive Life

My buddy Donny is intent on taking a lengthy 6 month vacation to travel around the World… literally.  He has all his destinations mapped out and is currently working on the details of costing.  While his aspiration of conquering the circumference of the globe is a bit extreme, it got me to thinking about the considerable […]