Marvel has this inability to let tension sit.Read more "My Review of Thor: Ragnarok"
It has almost become common place for families to use GoFundMe to pay for sudden medical costs. Like the mother who starts a page for their sons cancer treatments, or the son who needs to pay for their fathers kidney transplant. Sometimes they are successful, and you’ll read on the news about how “faith in […]Read more "Using GoFundMe as a Lifeline"
It wasn’t that long ago when my boss at work had respectfully recommended that I use an easier to pronounce name when cold calling. Me: “My name’s [Insert non-traditional western name here], so that’s probably what I’ll use.” Him: “Well, I don’t mean anything by it, but I have a feeling that receptionists in Kansas […]Read more "Call Me Steven"
I was recently told, during a morning team meeting, that our attitude at work means everything. In fact, my boss – a very well meaning young man – handed out this blog post titled “Your Attitude at Work is Everything.” To summarize, the author Dave Kerpen talks about how he was working as a vendor […]Read more "The Exploitation of a Winners Mentality"
An extended metaphor for our lifeRead more "Life is Like Waiting at a Bus Stop, or so I’ve been told"
It’s a question I’ve asked myself plenty of times over the years. Usually, the answer is a curt “no,” followed with a “don’t be ridiculous anyone would be lucky to have you as a son.” I think it’s mainly a defense mechanism, asking myself personal questions and then blowing them off in order to not […]Read more "Am I a Bad Son?"
So, capitalism is like Mario Kart. Bear with me here. Because, think about it, don’t we all know who is already going to win before halfway through the race? There’s almost always one jerk all the way in the front, cruising and leaving banana traps for the rest of us. Maybe there’s two, but there’s […]Read more "Capitalism is like Mario Kart"