March 9 – St. Louis!

Greetings!  Delivering the Uncrapify Your Life! presentation to a division of Peabody Energy today.  They’re the largest coal company in the world, based in St. Louis of all places.  I’m looking forward to asking questions about clean coal, alternative fuels, and various other things that will make my car and house more efficient.  Is clean…

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The tyranny of beets

Welcome back! By the way, I will be taking the Uncrapify Your Life! message to A’Viands Foodservice in Minneapolis on Friday, March 12th. I am gunning for a free meal out of it.  More importantly, though, I’ll have the opportunity to ask them what, in their professional experience, everyone else’s favorite and least favorite foods are. I…

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The 5:1 rule

Interesting tidbit for your enjoyment: In his book Why Marriages Succeed and Why Marriages Fail, John Gottman analyzed the ratio of positive and negative interaction with hundreds of couples, and determined the healthiest relationships had a 5:1 ratio. That’s five positive comments to every negative one. Let’s demonstrate this for those of you who are…

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WMBD 31 Peoria!

Hi All, Just wanted to let you know that I will be promoting my latest book and college lecture How to get Fired!: The New Employees Guide to Perpetual Unemployment on WMBD 31- Peoria on February 24th. It’s a two-and-a-half minute interview, but I neglected to ask which two-and-a-half minutes out of the one thousand…

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