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Nick Ganju on The Majesty of Ping Pong, Poker, and How to Write Hit Songs

(Photo: Foxxyz) “It turns out that writing Tetris on your calculator doesn’t actually win you the cheerleaders.” -Nick Ganju  Housekeeping Note: The e-mail subscribers who won the SONOS PLAY:1 (The Best $200 on Sound) are Drew Glaser and Kristopher Chavez. Guys, keep an eye on your inboxes! Are you still not an e-mail subscriber? It’s free, […]

Employee Engagement: The Free Iatrogenic Disengagement E-Book

Employee Engagement: Let’s guard against creating disengagement in our efforts to improve employee engagement. (Reading & Viewing Time =  2 minutes and 41 seconds) Iatrogenic disengagement is the disengagement caused by trying to measure or increase engagement. Show More Summary

10 Tips For Giving Your LinkedIn Profile A Facelift

LinkedIn profile looking old and stale these days? Here are ten tips for giving your LinkedIn profile a much-needed facelift (no Botox required!). The post 10 Tips For Giving Your LinkedIn Profile A Facelift appeared first on CAREEREALISM.

7 Habits Of Highly Effective Failures

Failure is not only necessary, but expedient. If you want to succeed, you must make mistakes. Here are some habits of highly effective failures. The post 7 Habits Of Highly Effective Failures appeared first on CAREEREALISM.

Gotta No Respect

Back by popular demand: A song for parents and bosses by Joe Dolce. [Now that the chorus is planted in your head for the day, we can move on.]

Art Break: Turner

At Muddy Colors, William O'Connor looks at the work of JMW Turner. Here is the trailer for the new film, "Mr. Turner." [Looks promising.]


I saw a small part of "Sabrina" last night - the original 1954 film and not the remakes - and was struck by a very appealing but elusive quality. The word "style" is inadequate. [I thought of using "grace" but that also misses something.] There is an indefinable and genteel blend of character and kindness which comes through. Show More Summary

A Gentleman of Verona

While organizing files, moving furniture, and preparing a note to a client, I've had this film playing in the background. A marvelous play and movie. The soundtrack is also excellent. "Tush, tush. Fear boys with bugs."

The Ultimate Guide To Finding A Mentor

Everywhere you look, experts say you need a mentor to succeed. But why? And who? And how? To find out, check out this Ultimate Guide To Finding A Mentor! The post The Ultimate Guide To Finding A Mentor appeared first on CAREEREALISM...

How All Judges Should Write

The Majority Opinion in this case is legalism run riot, it is conjecture ballooned into theory, theory stretched into assumed facts, imagined facts made the basis for non sequiturs, and non sequiturs built into a decision which makes...Show More Summary

30 Healthy Rewards to Boost Your Happiness

Last week I was struggling to do a few simple tasks. I laid my head down on my desk and sighed. The two tasks weren’t a lot of fun, but I needed to get them done. So instead of forcing myself to do them I decided to take a kinder self-approach. Show More Summary

Miscellaneous and Fast

Wally Bock: Leadership reading to start your week. Sensory Dispensary: Some classic Troggs. Some video of the funeral of Babe Ruth. Noam Scheiber on the influence of Valerie Jarrett. Anderson Layman's Blog: Warren Buffett's lifestyle. Show More Summary

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