September 9, 2015
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Moby-Dick? Sure. Look In Our Fishing Section

In business and in life, it’s the small things we take for granted that generally cause our mistakes. After all, you might wonder, what’s so hard […]
September 1, 2015

The Psychology of Stupid

(Originally published in the August issue of Psychologies magazine.) — How would you define stupidity? — Stupidity, in the way that I use it in the […]
August 24, 2015

A Woman I’m Happy Got a Plaque

Several months ago, I came across something in Bucharest that was so unexpected and so much fun that I was thinking to write a blog post […]
August 20, 2015
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Hillary and The Otter Defense

Logical fallacies are great fun. Ok, they’re not very instructive in learning how to think critically. Like driving down a street filled with potholes, it’s a […]
August 17, 2015

Swearin’ Proper

Just a few weeks ago, I introduced you here to Finley Peter Dunne – or more importantly to Mr. Dooley.  Usually, I would let it go […]
July 24, 2015

Stanislavski on Politicians (Sort of)

There is an art to living well and to leading well. And whether in politics, in business, or in acting on a stage, the same ethics […]
July 23, 2015
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A Conversation With Mr. Dooley

Sometimes the best thing I can write for you is what somebody else wrote first. — “What’s wan man’s news is another man’s throubles. In these […]
July 18, 2015

Not-So-Small Small Change

The young woman looked at me like I was crazy. I had just handed her 21 lei to pay for groceries that cost 20.91 lei. She […]