A leader plays a very important role in a group. It is impossible to simply just...– Group Dynamics In Cycling An organizational psychologist talks about the team sport of cycling (psychling?) from the perspective of his field. Even if this isn’t your sport, there are a few takeaways you can stash in your bag of Jedi mind tricks.
Even though there’s more daylight hours and the weather has been great, I think I’ve been in a mood. Looking for work is making my inner delinquent rattle the cage. My recent movie consumption includes: Zéro de Conduite The 400 Blows If…. I’m burnt out on writing cover letters telling some stranger what a Little Goody Two Shoes I’ve been. And I’m not...
In this way, being unemployed is a lot like being depressed. You know how there...– Dominique Browning - What I Lost When I Lost My Job - NYTimes.com Hmm, how come no one called me to see if I want a book deal about being unemployed?
If social tools were creating real economic gains, we’d expect to see a...– The Social Media Bubble - Umair Haque - Harvard Business Review On the thinness of pseudo-relationships built via social media. If this isn’t your school of thought, perhaps you’ll enjoy the Facebook gives you syphilis article that asserts people are making euphemistic connections in...
Sometimes, you have a pile of conditions to limit someone else’s expectations. Sometimes you have a pile of bogus conditions so the other person has to say no instead of you saying no. I’m doing the former. Someone is doing the latter. Business can be the stupidest game of chicken.
We wanted this album to be groundbreaking by making a record that stands out...– How to say nothing with cliches, a.k.a. 99.999999% of band bios and onesheets out there. The band name has been redacted but you can insert any band, and voila! a generic reason why this band is great and why the new record is different. Except they aren’t, and it isn’t because your...
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These are the few successes on top of a massive, gargantuan piles of FAILs. You still need to send out a mountain of resumes and cover letters if you are looking for work. Social media should supplement, but not supplant.
HEALTH navigator? Conflict coach? Pollution mitigation outreach worker? These...– Matching Life Experience With New Careers - NYTimes.com