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Entries from October 2008

Oct 29, 2008

Jedi Mind Trick: How can we make this happen?

Instead of asking or demanding for what you want, simply state your goal and ask, “How can we make this happen?” Here are some examples: Instead of: “Can you give me a raise?” Ask this: “I’d like a raise. How can we make this happen?” Instead of: “Can I be your boyfriend” Ask this: “I […]

Oct 27, 2008

Putting the "I" in blog

I’m going through a bit of a blog crisis, so I’ve been looking more closely at the About page on this site. The word “we” is all over the place. Which is weird, because I’ve been going solo for awhile. I do wish I had a team of magic elves maintaining and pumping out content […]

Oct 13, 2008

I’m back!

I’m now rested (fairly so, at least) and back in the swing of things. I’m working on refocusing the site, and posts will now be more frequent. Also, I now have a little stint on Dell’s Digital Nomads blog. Check out a few things I’ve written recently: 12 essential services for the digital nomad Baggu: […]