Not my Dad; He doesn't smoke cigars.

The Selfishly Smart Reason to Be Nice

“You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him.” —Malcolm S. Forbes. In line with the theme of the last few posts about how bad we are at predicting our futures, I recently had something happen that reinforced the principle above. I can’t pretend …

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Why Are You Hanging On?

One of the many reasons I’m able to handle this “KonMari” method of ruthlessly purging my stuff is because in the book Ms. Kondo brings up many pertinent questions about why we hang onto things in the first place. The above quote is one of the better examples of this; when you pick up something and …

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