Do What Interests You

I was once sitting down to dinner with a group of people I was meeting for the first time. Directly across the table from me was a pretty young woman who, from what I could tell, was facing difficult decisions and needed advice.

Don’t Sweat The Small Stuff

Ever since I published my article: 10 Reasons It Doesn’t Pay To Be “The Computer Guy”, I’ve had occasional encounters with unauthorized republications of the article content. That is, my original article has been copied and pasted into other forums and blogs without proper credit to me as the author (plagiarized). At first, I was […]

The Dangers Of Working For A Living

Two people I know just lost their day jobs. One of them is in her late 20s, and the other is in her 50s. Regardless of their age difference, they are both recently unemployed, and are thus facing the same frightening question: What happens now?

How And Why I Quit Playing An Addictive Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game (MMORPG)

According to my “playtime,” I spent 180 days of my life logged in to the Massive Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game: “Final Fantasy XI.” This enormous value was the result of having played FFXI an average of four hours every day over the course of three years. In that time, I believed that I had […]

Don’t Ever Give Up

Reaching your goals takes time. Though you often wish they didn’t, they inevitably do. It takes time to acknowledge your goals. It takes time to piece together a foundation for building up to your goals. It takes time before your goal-seeking efforts build momentum. It takes time before other people recognize your dedication and congratulate […]