The Four Disciplines: Vital Knowledge for Business and Life

December 30, 2014
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As much as you learned in your school years, once you left school you probably realized that you didn’t know as much as you thought you did and there was still plenty about life and work to figure out. Lately I’ve been thinking about continuing education and what areas we can focus on as adults to …

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Coursera Review: The MOOC Experience

November 23, 2014
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Nearly three months ago I disappeared from public life. And the reason is Coursera. One of my pet obsessions these days is the microbiome and when co-founder of American Gut, Rob Knight, announced that they were organizing a class on the microbiome I knew I had to be there. It was to be hosted by …

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Autodidacticism: Self-Learning for Success

November 19, 2014

All I really need to know I learned in kindergarten? Hogwash. Everything I really needed to know about life, I learned outside of formal schooling. One secret the most successful and most interesting people know is that studying and learning does not end the day you finish K-12, college, or however far you made it …

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An Honest, Uncensored Look into the Male Mind

June 1, 2014

I was really conflicted over whether or not to write this post and if it would do anyone any good by putting it out into the world. It involves going deep into some of my own personal pain and expressing some unpopular views that no doubt will piss a lot of people off. I decided …

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Is GMO Inherently Evil?

March 20, 2014
Is GMO Inherently Evil?

“GMO” is a heavily loaded term. Is it the savior and solution to the problem of feeding 9 billion people that marketing departments at companies like Monsanto and Pioneer portray it to be? Are unsafe and unhealthy GMO foods being released onto the unsuspecting public in a mass uncontrolled experiment? What do we really know …

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Why NOT to do 30 Day Fitness Challenges

March 13, 2014

First, let me say that I love 30 day challenges. If you can stick to a new habit for 30 days and see good results, there’s a good chance you’ll be able to maintain it into the future. So why this article? Not all 30 day challenges are created equal. Some–even those created by highly …

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