Speed fascinates us all. It is the rare contest that rewards the slowest. Our language reflects this fixation on the fastest. Vivid figures of speech attempt to impress upon the listener just how quickly something happens.
Candidates often feel like they are under scrutiny from potential employers -- that is because they are. Their qualifications and experience are on display with each resume they send out. And they are lucky if those qualifications actually get reviewed by a hiring manager.
James and The Giant Sneetches Teaches Us a Thing or Two About the Psychology of Market Driven Economics
My friend James has sculpted a big glorious life out of clay mixed of abundance and brilliance. He buys, grows, sells, creates and sculpts companies. He grows people too. He teaches them how to be better versions of themselves, with his wisdom.
With each passing year, I become more aware that simple clichés -- the ones I never really paused to ponder before -- exist because of their timeless truth. And if you embrace and reflect on the words you once considered trite, you will be amazed at the guidance and hope they can offer.
Ladies and gentlemen (or to avoid being gender-specific) members of The American Copy-Editors and Fact-Checkers Guild: It is my pleasure to welcome each one of you and, of course, "you" in the plural sense, to this evening's Hall of Fame Banquet.
By Science of Us Follow @thescienceofus Smelling a fishy odor is enough to induce suspicion in people, and people primed
Ice cream sandwiches are on so many fine dining restaurant dessert menus right now it makes me want to puke. No ice cream sandwich is worth $9. None.
Here are nine hackneyed social observations you can test yourself against in order to determine if you're a witty social guru or merely a repetitive buffoon.
It took me a while to understand Rita's parenting style, and even longer to appreciate it. But now, I like to think about her style as an important balance to my mother's - a ying to her yang, if you will.