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Attacked By Bears During A Tornado

“Last night I had a dream that I was being attacked by bears during a tornado, so I think I’m stressed or something. Maybe.” This was a facebook update that I saw from someone on my timeline just the other day. Minus the immediate comic value of it, you can really tell that she (the …

7 Years Without Killing Each Other

Today marks 7 years of being with my very incredible wife, Amanda. We started dating on October 21st, 2010, and got married on October 21st, 2015. So today not only marks 7 years of being together, but also 2 years of marriage. (For reference, we moved in together on June 1st, 2011; after only 7 …

Say My Name, Say My Name

Destiny’s Child knew a secret or two about business. Just look at the title of one of their massively popular songs; Say My Name. Maybe it doesn’t look like much to you, but I promise, just the title is a highly valuable lesson for anybody that is in sales, in business, or even just into having …

Stoicism And Replacing A Transmission

Welp, today was a very interesting day, to say the least… Let’s first rewind to yesterday though. On my way to work, as I was driving down the highway, I started to feel a bad shaking. It wasn’t just a simple rumble from a rough road, or anything like that; no, it was a full …

Why I HAD To Buy The Mystery Flavored Oreos

Three days ago, the gorgeous Amanda (my wife) and I were grocery shopping. As we made our way through the store, we hit an end cap display (you know, the food at the end of an aisle) of what seemed like 20 different flavors of Oreos. Obviously they had the originals, the vanilla ones, the …

A Little Lesson From La Croix

I’m not sure if you’re familiar with La Croix sparkling water, but you should be. Today, I ran out to grab a bottle of flavored water from the local store. I was hesitant with the options because I didn’t really want to drink one of the artificially sweetened ones (bad aftertaste…), and plain water is, …

The “Crabs In A Bucket” Mentality

Short and sweet today, my friend. Let’s talk about success, and what others try to do when you reach it. Did you know that when there is a bucket full of crabs, and one tries to get out, the other crabs will pull the fleeing one back down? Pretty sh*tty thing to do, right? Well, …

How To Deliver Bad News, And Make It Out Unscathed

The other day, I had the unpleasant requirement of delivering a piece of bad news to a loved one… I call this bad news because it was something that would fall under the category of me “letting them down”. That is the type of news I’ll be elaborating on; the type that you suspect the other person …

What Pre-Famous Jerry Seinfeld Can Teach Us About Success

I recently heard a story about how Jerry Seinfeld became skilled at stand-up comedy. Up on his wall, he had a large calendar. He used this calendar for one thing; he would put a big ‘X’ through the day when he wrote a joke. You see, he made it his mission to get good at stand-up comedy, …