May 2011 Posts

The Joy of Cooking

Anyone who knows me knows that cooking is one of my passions. I would not consider myself a gourmet cook; I just like to cook good food. I started cooking in the kitchen with my mom at an early age. […]

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The Unconventional Victory

A true inspiration to me – not only as a goalie, but also as a person – is NHL Bruins goalie Tim Thomas. Bruins head coach Guy Boucher was recently quoted in a post game interview saying, “He’s making miracles.” […]

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Good pens = WINNING

I have always been leery of individuals who are not particular about their choice of writing utensils. I find myself imagining most crappy pen users to be careless slob kabobs with messy handwriting skills and an outwardly messy appearance to match. […]

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The New Guy

So we’ve all been there…unless you have been living in your parent’s basement for 10+ years, we all know the feeling of that first day at the office. Everything is brand new, you’re not really sure what to expect and […]

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Ketchup: Caught Up

If asked, I’d have a hard time choosing my favorite condiment. My gut reaction is honey mustard. I find it incredibly diverse. Chicken sandwich? Perfect. Salad? Tastes great. Nuggets? Yum. I also really like BBQ sauce, hot sauce, Heinz 57 […]

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Visualization to Improve Your Public Speaking

How did he go from someone too shy to speak for five minutes to a man striding the stage with confidence, reveling in the response of his audience? He visualized it being that way.

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Chase Illustrates, Once Again, How Maddening Big Banks Can Be

So how could I have been dumb enough to open an account at Chase? Because I was sucked in by their TV commercial a few months ago showing how you could make deposits on your iPhone just by snapping a photo of the check.

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Abduzeedo

Creative inspiration is all around us. The power of interpretation can sometimes be as strong as the creativity of the artist. Anytime I want to “get the creative juices flowing,” I simply visit a site like Abduzeedo. It is a […]

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Popping Out of My Bubble

All of us occupy the same planet — Planet Earth — yet we all live in different worlds. We all live in these separate “bubbles”, a place we’d like to think of as a safe haven that won’t collide with […]

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Now’s The Time to Ask For An Executive Assistant to Boost Your Own Performance

“After years of cutting back, companies can boost productivity by arming more managers with assistants,” writes Melba. J. Duncan in this month’s Harvard Business Review. If you’re looking for a way to increase your productivity, it might be a good time to make the case for hiring yourself an executive assistant.

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