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Book Review: Don’t Read This Book

Don’t Read This Book:  Time Management For Creative People, by Donald Roos This book is mildly amusing and full of entertaining stories and pictures, but it can be seen as a promotion of a tool that the author helped create … Continue reading

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Book Review: Make A Nerdy Living

Make A Nerdy Living:  How To Turn Your Passions Into Profit, With Advice From Nerds Around The Globe, by Alex Langley In reading this book I wondered if I was the right kind of nerd.  To be sure, I have … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Design Of Everyday Things

The Design Of Everyday Things, by Donald A. Norman It’s nice to know that I’m not the only person who has serious problems with doors.  In the course of my life I have far too frequently ended up walking into … Continue reading

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A Thought Experiment On B.S. Jobs

I have been reading a book by David Graeber on the problem of b.s. jobs, and I the way that the author seemed most interested in defining what about them that was so soul-destroying, and also how many types of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Uncommon Carriers

Uncommon Carriers, by John McPhee As someone who is interested in logistics, largely from my own personal experience, I found this book to be deeply interesting.  The author clearly has some personal interest in logistics as well, and knowing a … Continue reading

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Book Review: 136 Ideas For Rockstar Employee Engagement

136 Ideas For Rockstar Employee Engagement, by James Dodkins [Note:  This book was provided for review by Reedsy Discovery.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] I found this book greatly enjoyable to read.  Although I am a lyrical tenor … Continue reading

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In Praise Of New Things

From time to time something interesting happens at work, and that was the case today.  I don’t think that it was a particularly productive day today, but there were good reasons for that and hopefully the rest of the week … Continue reading

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The Payments You Have Withheld By Fraud

Recently, a friend of mine that I had met at the Feast of Tabernacles in Estonia who happens to be from Australia commented to me that I was the only person he knew of within the Church of God who … Continue reading

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Book Review: Paradise Lodge

Paradise Lodge, by Nina Stibbe Having recently read the first novel in this series (?), Man At The Helm, this book is more enjoyable when one has the context of that novel to work with.  Lizzie Vogel is no longer a … Continue reading

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Alterum Falsum Pavorem

This morning at work, around 10:30AM, there was a false alarm in our office that appears to have been limited to the third floor of the building, where I happen to work.  Most of my fellow members of the finance … Continue reading

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