Entries from August 2007

Friday, August 31st, 2007

15 Key Qualities that Offset Job Experience Requirements

“Do I meet the qualifications and experience requirements?”  That’s probably the most common question a young professional has heading into a job interview.  As a “young professional” manager for an Orlando based technology company, I feel like I may be able to rest some of those overly worried minds.  My brief management experience has been […]

Wednesday, August 29th, 2007

Google Owns My Identity: 16 Things They Know About Me

I am a huge Google advocate.  I love their products so much that I use almost every one of them on a fairly regular basis.  Much of my computer based productivity is performed online via Google’s offerings.  In fact, based on my excessive use, I think Google may know almost as much about me as […]

Monday, August 27th, 2007

True Measure of Understanding: Ignorance Generates Negativity

In the absence of understanding human reaction is generally negative.  It’s always easier to destroy than it is to build something useful.  In his bestselling book, “Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking”, Malcolm Gladwell describes the initial market reaction to the Aeron chair.  At first the average consumer didn’t understand the product and therefore […]

Friday, August 24th, 2007

10 Reasons Why You Should Be Curious

Do you want a rewarding life?  Then be curious.  The more curious you are, the more possibilities you will open throughout your lifetime.  Open your eyes and look around.  How many blind assumptions have you made?  What do you want to know more about?

“I think, at a child’s birth, if a mother could ask a […]

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2007

Abortion: There are Two Sides to Every Story

Abortion is one of the touchiest subjects of our time primarily due to widely varying beliefs concerning the exact moment at which “life” actually begins.   The pro-choice community agrees with the point of view that abortion helps prevent young children from being born into unhappy homes.  The pro-life supporters, however, would strongly disagree with this […]

Monday, August 20th, 2007

The Top 3 Reasons Relationships Fail

Based on the intrinsic complexity of personal feelings, there are an endless number of reasons why relationships fail.  However, I believe there are 3 primary factors that form the basis for which every other problem stems.  When a relationship turns sour you can be sure that at least 1 of these 3 factors is to blame.
1.  […]

Friday, August 17th, 2007

What is Adulthood? 20 Defining Characteristics of a True Adult

How can one classify a true adult?  Many people directly attribute age to adulthood.  The problem with this methodology becomes evident when you discuss the topic with various people of different cultural backgrounds.  If you ask each of them what age they believe constitutes the point at which a person progresses from childhood into adulthood, […]

Wednesday, August 15th, 2007

The Advice Every Teacher Should Give Their Students

If every teacher gave this kind of advice to their students, students would be more motivated to learn.  The problem is that most teachers don’t understand their purpose, or they just don’t care enough to give it any attention.  If a teacher only answers one question correctly in their entire career, it should go something […]

Tuesday, August 14th, 2007

Want a flashback of crappy 1990’s web design? Visit MySpace!

I think I’m one of the proud few who can honestly say: “I have never opened a MySpace account and I am darn proud of it!”  The web design and interface of an average MySpace user profile page is atrocious!  Everything that sucked about gaudy 1990’s web design is incorporated whole hardily into every facet of […]

Sunday, August 12th, 2007

6 Digitally Traceable Tracks We Unconsciously Leave Behind

We live in a world of constant connection where the products of our existence interrelate in such a way that we rarely leave a clean slate behind us.  Many people fail to see the correlation between technological convenience and disruption of privacy.  Even when nobody is watching, it is quite plausible that a computer somewhere […]