Tag: future

Word of the Month: Nostalgia

Word of the Month: Nostalgia

| September 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

Do you catch yourself talking more about the past and what could have been than the future? If you do, read this.

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The Perils of Hope

The Perils of Hope

| September 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

When I was in Spain, my host mother tried to encourage me to be more hopeful. I was applying for my current job, Writing Consultant, and she said that if I believed I would get it, I’d be more likely to actually get it. I disagreed.
“I’ll do my best on the interview,” I said. “And then I’ll avoid thinking about it… indefinitely.”

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From Such Great Heights

From Such Great Heights

| May 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

“Guys…this is going to be our home for the next four years.”

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What Planning Could Be for D.I.Y. Musicians

What Planning Could Be for D.I.Y. Musicians

| April 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

Nobody likes being asked “where do you see yourself in five years,” “what do you plan on doing after college,” or any other measly excuse for a small talk opener that looks into your future.

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To Thank or Not to Thank

To Thank or Not to Thank

| March 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Today I called the customer service line for a company and spoke with a robot.

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Antiquity Now

Antiquity Now

| September 9, 2014 | 1 Comment

“The arc of the moral universe is long but it bends toward justice.” —Martin Luther King Jr.

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Always Include a Monkey in Your Life Plan

Always Include a Monkey in Your Life Plan

| May 1, 2014 | 2 Comments

“To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.” –Anatole France

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Fighting the Robots

Fighting the Robots

| January 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

What to do when robots do all the work.

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Why History Matters

Why History Matters

| December 5, 2013 | 1 Comment

I can guarantee you, it does.

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