I know a lot of people detest New Year’s Resolutions because so many of them are done on a whim. Most resolutions are handled with wishful thinking and end up with piss poor results. That’s a sad truth, but I totally support the chance to re-write your life story. The new year is an opportunity start a new narrative.Continue reading “New Year, New Story”
Image, identity, and influence over issues. Reputation management. Self-representation. Contrary to popular belief, not all publicity is good publicity. These concepts were drilled into my head over and over thanks to my PR major, but I never really understood the extent of their power until years later in Japan. I remember one milestone on the trek to building upContinue reading “Personal Communication: Self Representation”
When it comes to dating and relationships, it’s not just how you talk to other people, but the ideas that you communicate to yourself that can cause problems. One of the best life lessons in this area I ever got came from the anime Cowboy Bebop. In the episode 10, Ganymede Elegy, focal character Jet Black “bumpsContinue reading “Girl Talk: Working Hard in a Relationship”
Asking why can leave you too philosophical. “What” and “how” are the key.