How To Talk About Yourself Without Being An Arrogant Jerk

Nice guys finish last When you are the outcast Don't pat yourself on the back You might break your spine - Greenday, "Nice Guys Finish Last" Did Greenday get it right? Are the modest and unassuming among us doomed to a lifetime of worldly hand-me-downs at the behest of our more boastful societal elder siblings? … Continue reading How To Talk About Yourself Without Being An Arrogant Jerk

Career Stylists & The Power of Metaphors

If there's one literary convention I love, it's the metaphor. And I'm not the only one. I've written about metaphors here before - most recently in this post about emergence, but also in a couple of posts about time management, and this post about euphemismsfrom a while back. Something about metaphors allows us to explain … Continue reading Career Stylists & The Power of Metaphors

Exams? More Like “Knowledge Exploration Invitations”

Exams on the long weekend... For those of you in this situation, you have my utmost sympathies.  Though, you're probably too busy studying to be reading my blog.  In any case, I'm sending all the positive vibes your way that I can. It's kind of ridiculous.  Back in my day (which really wasn't that long … Continue reading Exams? More Like “Knowledge Exploration Invitations”