Life Lessons

Life Lessons

A Good Life Lesson

This is going to sound painfully obvious. It is very obvious but I fell into this trap at home. I was watching a productivity video and it flipped on the light bulb for me. Would you like to know what it was? Well, I’ll tell...

Life Tip# 3740

How to know you’ve completely lost your mind. When you are attempting to please yourself sexually and you utter the words “you’re doing it wrong.”

Focus

Jony Ive… Steve Jobs…

Revelations over 50

These are just a few things that I’ve done on the other side of 50 that some may consider weird. When I say weird, I mean weird from the perspective of a younger age group. I remember what it was like when I was 35...

Eyeliner and the Modern Man

You should not play with your daughter’s eyeliner. I don’t think I need anymore explanation then that.

Why Marriage Sucks – Part 22

I could write an entire book on why marriage is a horrible institution. On my website, a bad marriage is defined by any marriage. They are all bad. This post might jump around a bit. Marriage is basically agreeing to put up with someone else...

Personal Quote

Sometimes when I am in the bathroom in the morning, I’ll be thinking about a topic and just proceed to create a great quote from it. The key to remembering everything is to NOT remember anything. You are probably shaking your head. “This is complete...

Distractions

Distractions are the mother of everything wrong in the world. I just took a quick course on LinkedIn Learning about this very topic. At my age, I’ve seen a lot of things and I’ve read countless self help books. The material in the course wasn’t...

Realism Versus Happyism

This particular jewel of a post is about why my website seems to be so damn negative all of the time. It’s never about anything happy. All of the stuff I write seems to be from the perspective of some old guy who hates everyone....

Seek to Understand

From the Franklin-Covey system… Seek to understand before seeking to be understood. In light of recent events, this is even more important. To extend the quote… Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply. That was...

Life Tip

My friend and fellow podcast creator Joe Guzman posted this on his facebook page. So true…

Quote of the Day

“Marriage is all about everyone being unhappy.” – Paraphrase from John Hodgman’s Podcast Judge John Hodgman.

Microsoft Word to OneNote

I have been using Microsoft Word to keep a master document of everything new I learn about my job. It was an idea that I got from someone I used to work with and it was a great idea at the time. As of this...

A Few Words About Love

I don’t usually discuss this type of thing on my site but I just want to say that I’ve been without the woman I love for several months now. For my friends and family that keep asking, no. I am not ok. My heart aches...

3-D Printers Can Kill

This is not a joke. Apparently, they can give off enough CO2 to kill you if you don’t have adequate ventilation. The source said that the couple was¬†using a laser 3-D printer that was venting into their residence. Symptoms and signs consistent with carbon monoxide...

Life Lesson #12

Never make a business appointment with someone for a specific time and then just not show up. It’s never cool. Updated: February 25, 2013 Update: I should probably post “why” its not cool. Its not cool because by being late you are saying to them...