In Praise of Self-Help Gurus

My favorite trend on the internet is a wannabe guru telling you to beware the rise of gurus. There’s a special place in hell for someone who thinks his mediocre story inspires you to action; however, there’s another special place in hell for the guy who suffers from imposter syndrome, writes how much gurus suck,…

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All Jobs Suck

My email inbox is full of messages from people just like you who hate their jobs. Earnest folks. Men and women with degrees, professional careers, student loans, and mortgages. Human beings who are frustrated with work and have nowhere left to go except the internet. They google I+Hate+Work or I+Hate+HR, find my blog, and confirmation bias…

HR Blogging: Going for Gold

American viewers have been sold a load of goods. For years, we were told that Olympic female gymnasts and figure skaters are princesses. Pretty—sometimes petite—women who are captivating, enchanting and virtuous. These women are warriors. Thanks to the popularity of fitness blogs and protein supplements at the local Target, more of us know about sports…

Winter Olympics 2018

Are you a Winter Olympics fan? Did you see the opening ceremony? We’re still getting over being sick, so we watched the ceremony from the comfort of our couch. Embed from Getty Images The best part of the Winter Olympics is watching people from warm-weather countries compete in cold weather sports. There are the Nigerian…

Cold and Flu Season

It’s cold and flu season. I know this firsthand because, out of nowhere, I’m sick. Again. For the second time in 2018. I don’t have a fever. I have all the other lovely symptoms that come with a cold. A dry cough, congestion, and lots of sneezing. Not that anybody asked, but I’m not happy…